Replacing stucco in Springfield, Virginia

Replacing
              stucco in Springfield, Virginia
An old addition didn't line up
              with the house
The main reason for the stucco failure is that
the stucco projected out past the wood siding at the
top.

An old addition didn't line up with the house,
and wasn't tied into the building. Someone
covered this jig and jog by slopping a glob
of mortar on it from time to time.
The
              difference between the top and bottom was hidden by using
              a decorative band
The jig
              and jog was hidden using a decorative column
We put metal flashing over the joint before putting
on metal lath.
The difference between the top and bottom was hidden
by using a decorative band.

The jig and jog was hidden using a decorative column.
The finished wall sure looks straight.
BEFORE:
              The painted block garage is stuccoed to match.
AFTER:
              Stucco matches the house.
BEFORE: The painted block garage is stuccoed to match.
AFTER: Stucco matches the house.
The painted blocks
              are chipped and prepared.
method for stucco over painted block.
The painted blocks are chipped and prepared.
You may have seen my method for stucco over painted block
here:
http://www.stucconews.net/questions/question2301.html
This is a very solid, very permanent bond.
We chipped the old stucco and
              recoated it
Where we tore off the old stucco we
              put on new flashing over the windows and two layers of
              tarpaper.
The front wall wasn't in terrible shape. We chipped the old stucco and recoated it using an acrylic bonding admixture. This isn't a paint on typebonding agent. Here is how we do it here:
http://www.stucconews.net/questions/question2502.html
Where we tore off the old stucco we put on new flashing over
the windows and two layers of tarpaper. (of course).
decorative band and the column, or
              pilaster, are formed with straight lumber
A pilaster is a three sided column
The decorative band and the column, or pilaster, are formed with straight lumber and filled in.
Putting the finish coat on the column, or really the pilaster.
A pilaster is a three sided column.
cut edge is coated using a bonding
              coat
painted concrete ledge was done the
              same way.
The cut edge is coated using a bonding coat. This is pure flex-con
and portland cement, with no sand. This prevents edge cracking at the joint:
http://www.stucconews.net/questions/question4403.html
This painted concrete ledge was done the same way. I was afraid
to chip the ledge and break it up.
I painted the ledge with the same
              mix of pure flex-con
The ledge is finished to match the
              rest of the house
Another mystic secret revealed:
I painted the ledge with the same mix of pure flex-con and
 portland cement, leaving the surface rough.

The ledge is finished to match the rest of the house.
Color stucco house looks like new
Color stucco house looks like new.

There seems to always be trees in the way of my pictures.
At least the trees don't look too bad.