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How often should I apply clear stucco sealer to my home?
September 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM
Image of stucco wall with clear stucco sealer

Homeowners in South Florida frequently choose stucco as their home exterior due to its fresh, timeless appearance. However, if this material is left for too long without a fresh coat of paint or stucco sealer, it may become worn down. In the case of unpainted stucco, a clear stucco sealer should be applied at least once every ten years. This is, however, dependent on the climate in which you live, among other factors.

UCI Paints is the leading manufacturer of paints and stucco sealers in South Florida. Our products will keep your home looking pristine for years to come. All you need to know is how often to apply them. Continue reading to find out if now is the time to apply a fresh coat of sealer to your stucco surfaces.

Look for signs of water damage

Without a layer of sealer to protect your stucco against the elements, the surface may begin to absorb water. This could wreak havoc on the structural integrity of your home if it is left unprotected for an extended period of time. Additionally, you may start to notice a buildup of mold on the exterior or interior of your house.

One of the first signs of water damage is the presence of salt. Salt will appear on the stucco surface in powder form once moisture evaporates in the heat. If you notice white marks, then you are long overdue for a new coat of stucco sealer. Make sure you have a professional assess the water damage prior