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nobiv

09:05AM | 03/02/03
Member Since: 03/01/03
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I am in the process of building a new home in a cold climate. I want an exterior finish that looks like smooth concrete. I have seen new construction using cinder block exteriors and I presume something will be sprayed or applied to the block. This may seem expensive but, seems as though it would last and be easy to maintain. What are my choices for a european type finish for a cinder block exterior?

Piffin

05:14PM | 03/02/03
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
I'd suggest that fro a cold climate, you look into ICFs

Tjhe stucco finisah can come from simple portland based stucco, a mix, or a synthetic Dryvit type material

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