1st Stucco Job, Need Some Help - Building & Construction - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

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


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Display Modes
Old 07-16-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Western Masschusetts
Posts: 575
Rewards Points: 500

1st stucco job, need some help

hey there,

i have a small post and pier foundation, which is skirted with PT ply slightly below grade. there is hardware cloth running down below grade, and wire lath stapled up to the plywood, with 30lb. felt behind that.

i'm wondering if you guys would be so kind as to walk me through the process of applying stucco.

also, what is the actual mix that i need? do i get the quickrete/sacrete mortar mix and use an additive to get me the stucco texture, or is there something ready to go out of the bag?

i understand there is an initial "scratch coat" followed by a final coat?

any tips and guidance at all at this point would be much appreciated.

thank you.
wombosi is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-17-2010, 11:21 AM   #2
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 11,194
Rewards Points: 5,348

Any Masonary supply should have bags ready to mix. You can buy coloring to add to the mix if you want.
Stuccoing has a descent learning curve involved. I'd practice on something before you go slapping this on the house.
Ron6519 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-17-2010, 03:25 PM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 11,730
Rewards Points: 526



Be safe, Gary
If any ads are present below my answer or words underlined/colored, I do not condone/support/use the product or services listed/linked to, they are there without my consent.
17,000 dryer fires a year, when did you last clean the inside of the dryer near motor or the exhaust ducting?
Gary in WA is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

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
ledger stones on stucco wall, but wall is bowed rrauenza Building & Construction 7 05-18-2010 05:38 PM
Questions about painting and possibly adding siding to stucco house? krm27 Painting 3 01-19-2010 12:22 PM
Vinyl siding and stucco. PrairieStudent Building & Construction 4 08-29-2008 03:03 PM
Where stucco meets the window & door; caulking Longleaf Building & Construction 12 08-12-2008 04:46 PM
color streaks on new stucco homeowner in Minnesota Building & Construction 2 08-11-2008 07:07 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts