EIFS off, stucco on.
is REAL portland
REAL sand. Color is 97 "Pacific Sand" from LaHabra
Quoins, jack arches over windows, etc. Are formed and filled with cement mortar, no flimsy foam.
are formed with lumber and
cement mortar. The original house didn't have sills. The function
the sills is to deflect water running down the window or sides of window away from the building, preventing water infiltration and prolonging the life of the stucco. Something like this may have reduced the rot behind the EIFS.
|Old pebble dash stucco stripped off with electric chipping hammer.||We put
self-furring metal lath over
the old wood lath. The old tarpaper is still in good shape so we
Stenciled letters on this old lath indicates it probably used on old crates before it became lath.
detail is rebuilt. It's nice to
in Takoma Park again.
Please check back to see this project finished.