Hanina's house
Washington, DC
Loose stucco stripped off
stucco cut back for flashing
Loose areas are stripped off revealing that this house was stuccoed using metal lath over the original wood clapboard siding, probably in the 1930's or 40's. The painted stucco that was still pretty solid, was chipped and prepared for resurfacing.
Areas above the windows, roofs, and wood sill were cut back to put on flashing new flashing.
loose areas stripped off
flashing
Notice the damaged areas below the roof intersection. This is typical. A kick out flashing would have prevented this damage.
above the new roof. We didn't want to damage the new copper roof, and the stucco was pretty solid.

Flashing was bent using a sheet metal brake and put on.
For more about flashing..
windeows flashed
tarpaper and lath
Flashing installed over window. The paint on the window trim had peeled prematuurely due to lack of flashing.
Patches are covered with tarpaper and metal lath.
Patches filled
bonding coat
After patches are filled in with mortar, wall is coated
with a bonding coat.For more on how we re-coat old stucco.

A bonding coat is applied over entire wall, including patches. The surface is left rough for a good bond
with the finish coat.
Windows cut out for flashing
flashed and patched
The rest of the house was in pretty good shape, just requiring painting. Areas above the windows, wood sill, and roof are cut back for new flashing.


Patches are finished over new flashing.
Roof flashing and kick out flashing
sacajawea
We put on a new counter flashing and kickout were put on over the roof before the stucco was applied.
   
  Sacajawea dollar was embedded in the wall close to the ground. This one is tails, and the one on the other