|Re: BUILDING MATERIALS RESEAR||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H. Olson WB0YQM (fholsonmaroon.tc.umn.edu)|
|Date: Sun, 10 Apr 94 09:04:54 CST|
On Sun, 10 Apr 94 04:16 CDT, Jake Morrison <cohousing-l [at] uci.com> wrote: > > >Regarding building materials research, Sue Cuneo Salem said: > > > * any other options (not brick or stucco) > > Why is stucco out? We haven't gotten to that stage yet but I remember >someone once saying the they wouldn't consider stucco. > I LIKE stucco. I think it is hardy in most climates, both in response >to weather and to baseballs and other mechanical stresses. What I really >like about it is the seamless surface it gives. And the colours! > I wondereded the same thing about the original message but didn't get around to responding. Here in Minneapolis a high percentage of the older housing stock has stucco. But I do recall talking to a friend who's in the non-profit housing bsns who said they avoid stucco because it is relatively expensive compared to Aluminum siding because of the high labor cost (fairly specialized labor I think). Fred -- Fred H. Olson fholson [at] uci.com Sysop of COHOUSING-L mailing list 1221 Russell Av N; Minneapolis, MN 55411 voice: (612) 588-9532 WB0YQM 146.64 MHz with DTMF Selcall: 233 ; FAX by arrangement
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