|When the cast concrete is slick or a little powdery, it
is a good idea to chip the concrete
to assure a good bond. We had a couple areas that needed chipping,
but the majority was fine like it was.
For more about bonding stucco to concrete
|Stucco conforms to curves well, and will bond
permanently to concrete with a chemical bonder. I have seen stucco applied directly to
concrete with out a bonder and it will fail eventually.
|Curved wall browned, and the boys did a sweet job. Wall is round and straight.||Top is trued up by nailing on a masonite form and filling in. Note how the top is curved for water run-off.|
|All was concrete but this pool fountain wall, which was block. When
we stucco on block you don't see the block joints.
The mystic secret of stucco on block
|Brown coat, waiting for color. Color is a custom color from
on the house we did last summer