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About Specialty Finishes

Specialty Finishes

Sto has moved beyond the look of basic stucco to deliver unlimited opportunities for creativity.

Sto offers a wide variety of specialty finishes that can replicate virtually any look – including brick, granite, limestone and metal. For the customization you want, coupled with the cost savings and performance you need, choose Sto Specialty Finishes.

Stolit® Milano

Stolit® Milano is a very fine, extremely workable finish for interior or exterior wall surfaces that yields more coverage than comparable products on the market. In just two to three coats, this versatile finish can achieve multiple decorative looks, from a fine grit texture to the industrial feel of ultra-smooth metallic panels. Highly breathable and mildew resistant, Stolit® Milano can also be top coated to provide additional abrasion protection.

Sto Limestone Finish

Sto Limestone finish is a lightweight and easily installed decorative wall finish that provides the look and feel of natural stone at a fraction of the expense. This premium finish can be easily applied over Sto claddings and prepared vertical concrete, masonry and plaster substrates. The application technique requires the use of two Sto finishes: Stolit® 1.0 + Stolit® Freeform acrylic based finishes or Sto Powerflex® Fine + Sto Powerflex® Freeform elastomeric finishes for application over Portland Cement Plaster.

Sto GraniTex™

Sto GraniTex™ is an acrylic-based interior and exterior wall finish, formulated for durability and low maintenance in new construction and renovation. Sto GraniTex™ is spray applied and available in a range of color combinations designed to look and feel like natural stone. Sto GraniTex™ may be used as a finish coating in Sto’s Classic Claddings, including StoTherm® ci Classic.

Sto Decocoat™

Sto Decocoat™ is a ready-mixed, decorative and protective wall and floor coating composed of fine variegated aggregate encased in a pure acrylic binder. Sto Decocoat™ is used as an interior or exterior coating over prepared concrete, masonry, plaster or drywall surfaces.

Sto Creativ® Granite

StoCreativ® Granite is an acrylic-based interior and exterior wall finish, formulated for durability and low maintenance for new construction or renovation. It is trowel-applied and designed to give the look of cut or polished granite, but in a versatile, lightweight finish coating.

Sto Creativ® Lux

StoCreativ® Lux is a refreshingly new wall finish that combines the texture and depth of natural stone with the added luster of reflective materials at a fraction of the cost of real stone or metal. This lightweight, trowel-applied finish is extremely versatile and can be used in interior and exterior design applications. Available in 6 different looks, this durable finish can be applied even onto very intricate architectural shapes.


StoTique™ provides a mottled, antiqued or old world type of appearance over Sto finishes.

Sto Creativ® Brick

StoCreativ® Brick is a decorative wall finish system that can be used over any Sto cladding and prepared exterior surface such as Continuous Insulation, Stucco, Tilt-up and CMU to achieve the classic look of brick without any added expense or structural requirement. The application technique of this exterior finish is a two-step process: self-adhering stencils (available in a wide variety of brick templates) are applied over the primer layer to provide the appearance of mortar; the finish layer can be applied in varying thickness to achieve the desired stand-out of the brick from the mortar. StoCreativ® Brick finishes are available in any of the StoColor System 800 Colors. Mortars are available in any of the 42 colors in the Sto Classic Color Selection.

Sto Standard Finishes

Endless design possibilities that deliver substantial cost savings and long-term performance.

Sto Standard Finishes feature pure white marble aggregate (no quartz), 100% acrylic polymers, available in a variety of textures and virtually unlimited color options to enhance your design and harmonize with the surrounding environment.

Product Features

  • Strength & Flexibility
    Finishes are designed to guard against cracking and pinholing.
  • Weatherability
    Finishes are built to resist dirt and water and discourage mildew and algae growth.
  • Quality Assurance
    Manufactured in certified ISO 9001 and 14001 factories, providing superior quality control.

Continuous Insulation, Stucco and Cement Board Stucco Finishes

These finishes are designed to be used with our Continuous Insulation, Cement Board Stucco and our Stucco systems.

Stolit® Lotusan®

Stolit® Lotusan® is a ready-mixed, textured wall finish coating with Lotus-Effect® technology that mimics the self cleaning capabilities of the lotus leaf.


Stolit® is a ready-mixed, premium acrylic based exterior or interior textured wall finish enhanced with Optilink® advanced polymer technology from Sto.

Stolit® X

Stolit® X is a ready-mixed, acrylic-based exterior or interior decorative and protective textured wall finish for use in StoTherm® ci Systems and over prepared vertical above grade concrete, masonry, and stucco substrates.

Sto Essence

Sto Essence DPR Finishes are ready-mixed, acrylic-based exterior or interior textured finishes used as decorative and protective wall coatings.

Stucco Finishes

These finishes are exclusively designed to be used only with our Stucco systems.

Sto Powerflex® Silco

Sto Powerflex® Silco is a ready-mixed, silicone-enhanced elastomeric textured wall coating used as a decorative and protective wall finish for exterior applications.

Sto Powerflex®

Sto Powerflex® is a ready-mixed, elastomeric textured wall coating used as a decorative and protective wall finish.

Sto Powerwall™

StoPowerwall™ Finish is a ready mixed, flexible, acrylic, textured wall coating used as a decorative and protective wall finish.

Sto Powercryl™

Sto Powercryl™ Finish is a ready-mixed textured wall coating used as a decorative and protective wall finish.

Brochures | 3-Part CSI specifications

Brochures for Specialty Finishes

Brochures for Specialty Finishes
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Documentation Center
Specifications, System Bulletins, Details, Detail Booklet, Technical Hotlines, Installation and Repair, White Papers, Brochures & Case Studies, Videos, Product Bulletins, LEED, Code Reports, SDS, Color Collections
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3-Part CSI specifications for Specialty Finishes

3-Part CSI specifications for Specialty Finishes
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Specialty Systems, reStore, Air and Moisture Barriers, Coatings, Backup Wall System, Stucco Systems, Cement Board Stucco Systems, Continuous Insulation Systems
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