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.
flashing is out on and sealed with tape. The flashing is
overlapped with tarpaper and self furring lath.
flashing requires a lot of snip, snip, snip.
|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
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.
I hope our work lasts longer than a hundred years.