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Interior ceiling replaced with exterior stucco for superior strength lath base coat and finish coat










Interior ceiling replaced with exterior stucco for superior strength lath base coat and finish coat.
Is Rib lath with stucco that is as strong as plywood? This video shows an alternative way of Interior plastering repaired with exterior stucco for superior strength on an interior ceiling.

Yes, it’s possible to fix the interior ceiling with exterior cement plasters.

What we are doing is using an exterior stucco for superior strength.
In this video, we install a rib lath designed for ceilings, then apply the scratch coat.
After that accelerated first coat set, we applied the second coat, or what’s known as the brown coat.
This gives us our base coat.
Next and finally, we’re applying a new finish coat with medium sand to match the older finish done in structo-lite.

Could I have used a structo-lite base and then another structo-lite base coat to create a similar texture? Yes.

If you want to use drywall joint compounds, I will add some of these materials here.

Because it’s much easier, and materials such as drywall/sheetrock joint compounds are much more user-friendly to the average homeowner or DIY person. I feel the information below will help you better understand simpler methods to achieve the same results.
Thus I have included them to help you understand your choices.

If you prefer to use drywall/sheetrock compounds instead of structo-lite plaster, below are some tips.
Drywall/sheetrock compounds are usually sold at most Home Depot, Lowe’s, and naturally at all plastering material yards and even small hardware stores.
They are the easiest way for homeowners to correct scratches or holes in all the rooms of their homes. You do not need to be an expert to use any of the drywall compounds!

USG and Westpac and Durabond, are really popular for this quick patching using accelerated gypsums.
These fast-patch drywall/sheetrock compounds come in small bags weighing 18 to 25 pounds of dry powder.
Thus you have to mix with a drill in clean buckets and wear a mack, so you don’t inhale the dust particles while pouring from the bag to the bucket and then the dust stirred up from mixing in five-gallon buckets.

Drywall mud, is also called joint compound, is a gypsum-based paste used to finish drywall joints and corners in new drywall installations. It’s also handy for repairing cracks and holes in existing drywall and plaster surfaces. Drywall mud comes in a few basic types, and each has its advantages and disadvantages.
For example, if you are already trained in applications, you’d mix and apply the “20-minute drywall/sheetrock accelerated joint compounds.
If you need more time, you can buy 40, 60, 90, or even longer working times so that you have more time to apply these joint compounds before they start to set.
You naturally but a longer set time such as the 45-minute or 90-minute joint compound.

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Interior ceiling replaced with exterior stucco

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