One Coat Stucco

The term One Coat Stucco refers to a blend of Portland cement, sand, fibers, special proprietary chemicals and water. One Coat Stucco combines the scratch and brown coat into a single application of 3/8" to 1/2" thick. One Coat Stucco assemblies are code-approved proprietary systems that must be specified and installed per the manufacturer's approved specifications and details. The information contained herein is to be considered for information only and does not supersede the manufacturer's recommendations.

Reasons To Use

  • One Coat application for reduced labor costs
  • Fiber reinforced which resists cracking and provides high flexural strength
  • Versatility of design and aesthetic appeal
  • Variety of finish styles and color
  • Water resistance
  • Performance in a variety of climates
  • Enduring of wet/dry and freeze/thaw cycles
  • Fire-resistive properties
  • Low maintenance and life-cycle cost ratio
  • Speed of application
  • High abuse and impact resistance


  • Fiber reinforced which resists cracking and provides high flexural strength, durability and versatility.
  • Versatility of design and aesthetic appeal.
  • Performance in a variety of climates; endurance of wet/dry and freeze/thaw cycles.
  • Fire-resistive properties.
  • High abuse and impact resistance.
  • Provides water management, great impact resistance and with the integration of foam insulation substrates, provides significant thermal and sound benefits.
  • Saves money because the application takes approximately half the time of other types of applications resulting in quicker job completions, reduced labor costs, low maintenance and life-cycle cost ratio.
  • It is appealing due to the fact that it can be used with a variety of different finish styles and colors.

Note: One Coat Stucco is dependent on the underlying substrate tolerances due to the limitations on rodding the basecoat and the inability to straighten uneven substrates by the nature of its 3/8" - 1/2" thickness.

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