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Lathing tips before stucco applications, stucco lathing tips worth knowing










Lathing tips before stucco applications, stucco lathing tips worth knowing.
Howdy, in this video, we are sharing lathing tips for stucco or cement plaster substrates.

Lath is simply the first step in the stucco process.
First, you attached two layers of Grade D paper or two layers of 60-minute paper to protect the plywood substrate from rainwater damage.
2-Ply 162 sq. ft. 60 Minute Building Paper.

60 Minute, two-ply jumbo-tex building paper is a weather-resistant barrier designed to provide excellent secondary protection behind exterior cladding to prevent moisture penetration and condensation in exterior wall assemblies.

Once the moister barrier membrane is tacked on.
Galvanized steel Stucco Netting

Galvanized-steel-Stucco-Netting 17 or 18 gauge galvanized woven wire stucco netting used to reinforce paper for exterior Portland cement stucco walls.
You can use furring nails or more modern equipment as we have been doing for forty years, ‘Staples’ using an air-powered staple lath gun, remember, 7/8 of the leg has got to be embedded into the stud.
This usually means with plywood sheathing, your best bet is to buy inch and a quarter crown staples with a width or crown of one inch to keep up with current inspections or codes.

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