Forums | Home Repair | Home Improvement | Painting | Interior Decorating | Remodeling | Landscaping


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-27-2010, 11:41 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 1
Share |
Default

adding rock panels to old stone wall


Hi, I have this old stone retaining wall on my property.
see picture below.

As part of the renovation of the house I want to change the look to a stacked ledgestone.
I have already acquired a large number of pre-fabricated slate ledgestone panels (see Rox brand) that come in 1" x 2' x 6" "tiles".
Normally they would be applied with a "parge" type method to an existing smooth surface.

However given the rough & ready face of the existing rock stone wall how should I approach this?

Build a new wall out of CMU in front of the existing wall?

Attach lath to the face of the rock wall and parge onto that (obviously it needs to be power-washed first)?

Some other thing I'm not thinking about?

This is in northern california so no freeze/ thaw cycles to worry about thankfully.

Thanks~!
Attached Thumbnails
adding rock panels to old stone wall-rockwall.jpg  
adzling is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stone options for interior and exterior wall naddust Building & Construction 5 07-26-2010 12:58 PM
Rock wall on top of 5 feet of fill PerpetuallyRepairing Landscaping & Lawn Care 2 05-29-2010 06:58 AM
ledger stones on stucco wall, but wall is bowed rrauenza Building & Construction 7 05-18-2010 05:38 PM
questions on a rock climbing wall CHEFLETCH86 General DIY Discussions 0 04-28-2010 02:22 PM
Raising Doorway Height (load bearing?) treefrog Building & Construction 6 02-25-2008 09:11 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.