Casing Bead J Channel is used to provide a smooth transition from the stucco limit to the windows, doors or other dissimilar materials. It also provides a gradual transition to allow moisture to drain away from the structure. To avoid risk of moisture or water penetration J channel should be installed for future application of
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To keep water from getting inside your window trim and causing wood rot to the trim and sill, install a window drip cap. It is installed at the top of the window, and drives water away from the window during a rainstorm.
Application of EIFS trim bands and architectural details over the brown coat wrap with 4,5 oz. fiber glass mesh, adhesive base-coat and acrylic finish coat.
Part of drainage system weep screed should be installed at the bottom of all framed walls at its juncture with the foundation. They act as a stop for stucco and allow water to weep from behind the stucco. At wall-to-foundation and roof-to-wall intersections, install a weep screed so water can exit the wall system and
Two-Ply Super Jumbo Tex 60 Minute is engineered for residential and commercial construction applications that demand the maximum water and moisture protection available. Delivering over fifteen times the minimum water resistance requirement for Grade “D” paper, it is an industrial strength product that stands up in tough jobsite and environmental conditions. Two-Ply Super Jumbo Tex
Control and expansion joints are designed to relieve stresses on stucco walls to prevent extensive cracking from occurring where the material expands and contracts or where the home experiences framing movement. Install control joints at least every 144 square feet. When possible, try to align control joints with window or door openings to provide protection
DuPontTM Flashing Tape is a self-adhered flashing that is designed to help protect the heads and jambs of windows. These areas can be subjected to wind-driven rain, which can find its way into a window and cause water damage. Flashing is an essential part of construction and protection of your house. Its aggressive adhesive forms
Kickout flashings are used where a lower roofline terminates against a vertical wall. The kickout is installed above the rain gutter and/or drip edge flashing where the roof meets a vertical wall. It kicks out rain water and diverts it away from the lower wall. Without a kickout flashing, the water misses the gutter and
The finish coat is the final coat of stucco applied to the wall coming with two type of properties. Acrylic Finish Coat – A 100 percent acrylic-based textured finish. Made with Dirt Pick-Up Resistance (DPR) meaning the surface of the finish hardens and does not soften again under heat. The non-tacky surface provides high resistance
The brown coat is applied over the scratch coat to prepare the plaster base for the finish coat application. The brown coat is the second coat of stucco applied to the wall. The brown coat creates the level surface that’s desirable for the finish coat. Mix the brown coat, following the manufacturer’s instructions. Ensure that