Info on Stucco and Plastering-- December, 2015 -  forty-fourth big issue !

Crummy coping causes catastrophe

in Alexandria, Virginia near Washington, DC.

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Technical Service Information Bureau
An excellent source of information on stucco. Their manual on stucco backs
me up on only using wire nose corner beads for exterior stucco, and that
synthetic finishes turn brittle with age.

Artisan finishes: Don Latimer's great

Portland Cement Association

Stucco Manufacturers Association
A resource for 3 coat stucco.


Minnesota Lath and Plaster Bureau
A wealth of information

Your leaking house
Sad but true: windows are seldom
flashed right.

Walls & Ceilings Magazine

Still has great articles on stucco.
They backed me up two months ago
with case studies showing the importance
of spacing plywood and OSB sheathing
1/8", a practice that is rarely followed.

BTW: I am in Northern Virginia, in the Washington, DC area.

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