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Variance Specialty Finishes

Variance Specialty Finishes is a brand of Parex USA, Inc., the largest stucco/EIFS manufacturer in the US, operating manufacturing facilities across the U.S. Together, these resources strengthen the Variance commitment to being the single, most complete source of decorative wall finishes in the United States.

  1. Superior Energy Efficiency

    Simply defined, an R-value quantifies how hard it is for energy to move through a wall assembly.

  2. Lightweight

    Simply defined, an R-value quantifies how hard it is for energy to move through a wall assembly.

  3. Fewer Thermal Breaks

    Simply defined, an R-value quantifies how hard it is for energy to move through a wall assembly.

  4. Low Maintenance

    Simply defined, an R-value quantifies how hard it is for energy to move through a wall assembly.

A sanded primer to promote adhesion and even drying of finish products over most substrates. A 100% acrylic-based primer. Reduces the chance of efflorescence which may result from the cement content of various bases. Enhances the appearance and uniformity of the finish and improves the finish coverage. It is water-vapor permeable and does not create a vapor retarder. Required for use with Variance Stone Finishes Cerastone, Spraystone, and Tuffstone Granite.

An acrylic plaster finish for a variety of textures from smooth to rustic design. Create the look of a leather faux finish or faux suede paint. With the feel of silk, Alto gives your walls a unique element that exceeds faux paint. The soft, subdued mottling of this plaster finish gives your home or office a very natural and comfortable feel. Add a little character to your home beyond textured and painted walls. This plaster finish gives you an old world textured wall finish using acrylic plaster techniques. A color wash adds a natural color variation more subtle than sponge painting or rag painting.

Cementitious Polymer Modified Decorative Plaster. Duplicating the dramatic look and feel of natural stone and European cement plasters, Aged Limestone is a highly dimensional, textured wall coating with unlimited possibilities for custom applications. This versatile finish offers the ultimate combination of design flexibility, ease of application and outstanding product performance. Aged Limestone can be sprayed or used with stencils, brushed or roller applied to create an infinite number of patterns and textures ranging from smooth to coarse unfinished stone. It can be colored using LaHabra Color Packs to achieve the 30 standard colors or add another color dimension by staining the surface with Variance Antiquing Gel. Aged Limestone is available in Fine and Coarse aggregate.