Historic Stucco replaced in Chevy Chase, Maryland

Historic Stucco replaced in Chevy Chase,
              Maryland
The fickle finger of fate points
              to the rotted plate, or the 2 by 4 that holds the house
              up
The old stucco is stripped off revealing rot and insect damage.
The fickle finger of fate points to the rotted plate, or the
2 by 4 that holds the house up.
aluminum flashing is out on and sealed with
              tape
Round window flashing
New aluminum flashing is out on and sealed with tape. The flashing is overlapped with tarpaper and self furring lath.
Round window flashing requires a lot of snip, snip, snip.

the wall is rodded off down to the band
band is padded out with 2 by's and rodded off
The band is marked off with a string line. Here, the wall is rodded
off down to the band.
The band is padded out with 2 by's and rodded off.
Heaters allow the work to proceed
              in cold weather.
Paint color is added
Heaters allow the work to proceed in cold weather.
We're heating up the soup: white portland, lime and white sand.
Even though the new walls get painted, we added color so the wall
looks better. Paint color is added to our flex con and water mix in a garbage can.
The join of the old stucco is
              painted with our bonding mix
Color cement stucco finish is
              rubbed down with a float
The join of the old stucco is painted with our bonding mix:
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Color cement stucco finish is rubbed down with a float.
I hope our work lasts longer than a hundred years.