What To Know When Buying Stucco Tools

Many different projects around the home require special tools and stucco is no different. There are some tools that you will need in order to apply stucco to the building, or surface, correctly. Some of the most common would be:

  • Trowels
  • Puddy knives
  • Plaster rake

What to Know About Stucco Tools
When going to the hardware store to pick out your stucco tools you must keep some things in mind in order to make the right decisions in your tools.

  • Strength - Look at what the tool is made of. You want something that is going to last a long time for multiple projects. If it is going to break after a few jobs, then you will be spending a lot of money on tools.
  • Multi Purpose - Some stucco tools can be used for several different applications. A trowel can have a flat side for applying the stucco the service, but also have a notched side for adding splinings, or texture.
  • Ease of Cleaning - After each of use stucco application you will want to clean your tools. Something that is going to be hard to clean will lead to frustration and a poor job which could affect the next project.