How to Drill into Stucco in 5 Easy Steps

Drilling into stucco can be straightforward if you follow these five easy steps:

  • Preparation: Wear safety goggles and gloves. Ensure the drill bit is designed for masonry.
  • Mark the Spot: Use a pencil to mark the drilling location on the stucco.
  • Start with a Small Bit: Begin with a smaller drill bit to create a pilot hole. This helps avoid cracking.
  • Switch to Larger Bit: Gradually increase to the desired bit size. Hold the drill steady and apply gentle pressure.
  • Clean Up: Remove any debris from the hole. Insert the needed anchors or screws.

Follow these steps for a clean, precise drill into stucco without damage.