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Old 05-18-2011, 05:38 PM   #1
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Drywall and stucco?


I live in SoCal and am doing some remodeling. I have an add on room that has a couple of walls that are maybe 1/4 inch drywall with a 1/2 inch of stucco type material piled onto it. They are interior walls and I can't figure out why that material would be used. It is a house from the 50s but I don't know when the add on was, prior to the mid 70s at the minimum. It is a room with maybe 18 foot beams across the ceiling, would it be to strenghten the walls?

I hope not as I have already torn the drywall/stucco off. It wasn't easy and it sure is heavy.

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Old 05-18-2011, 05:44 PM   #2
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It was most likely plaster with 1/4 gypsum lath.

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Old 05-21-2011, 05:17 PM   #3
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I agree... that was the beginning of the transition from Plaster to Drywall. I'm surprized it's only a 1/4" though.
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