|The old stucco beneath the siding was in good
except for a few holes and cracks from the siding installation. The old finish was a dry dash where the pebbles are thrown into the mortar. It was real solid and could be re-coated.
|The photo shows putting on deck flashing, and a
strip of metal lath on the flashing. This should stop any further
deterioration of the deck and the ledger board.
|We removed the gutter and replaced the fascia
board at the top.
||The old stucco was first coated with a bonding
mixing an acrylic admixture in the mortar.
More about re-coating old stucco.
|The bonding coat is rubbed down
with a rubber float.
This leaves the surface rough and the pores open for a good bond with the finish.
|Color is "Sand dollar" from EXPO