Leading Reasons for Stucco Replacement
• Exterior opening (e.g. windows) with inadequate flashing details
• Missing kick out or diverter flashings
• Poor roofing/wall/chimney design (dead valleys)
• Improper deck ledger or patio attachments
• Exterior walls with inadequate, defective or omitted weather resistive barriers
• Overall building science – Interior vapor trying to get out providing moisture to the back of wall sheathing
• Wood sheathing not gapped properly during initial construction
• Improper stucco mix, incorrect thickness applied with little or no curing times
• Defective or misapplication of wire lath
• Missing weep screed at wall to foundation transitions
Stucco Replacement