this work for a great company named Commercial
Construction Management from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
We have a contract to do the stucco band on the store next door. It will be here in the future.
|What ? Cheap EIFS ? Even though the design criteria
of the whole Mosaic area doesn't permit EIFS, the people
who built the Great Gatherings store weaseled out and put
up flimsy foam EIFS. EIFS looks particularly bad when it
gets beat up and you can see the shabby looking styrofoam.
|We nailed up
self furring lath to the plywood.
The dimples on the lath are spaced about 3" O.C. and hold the lath out from the wall a quarter inch to allow the mortar to squish behind the lath for a good bond and reinforcement.
Here, we are nailing a plastic splatter shield to the scaffold.
stone sill over the stucco protrudes a good 5 inches past
the stucco and has a drip groove underneath. This good
design means our stucco should last for centuries.
A 3/4" plaster stop also know as casing bead, is nailed to the top and the bottom to establish the wall thickness.
|The wall is filled and
rodded off in between the stops.
white finish is White Portland cement, white lime and