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Howdy folks in this video, we share some more tips on Waterproof tips over exterior plywood or wood sheathing for newly built room additions or remodels constructed by homeowners most of the tips are common issues most folks have when waterproofing walls prior to the application of stucco.
Let’s face it if the stucco is applied unsightly or ugly this is not as bad as say,
“protecting plywood from water damage”
Last week we published a video on sealing stucco exterior plywood or sheer walls, Like can a weep or drip screed be placed on concrete without a metal flashing protecting the mudsill, it can be accomplished by the techniques shown in the video below.
This video, this video is sort of like part 2
Other common tips like using jumbo tex 60 minute paper over the plywood sheathing are also common plus bringing electrical boxes out to about 1 inch, technical it’s 7/8 as this is the common thickness of stucco and the weep or drip screeds.
Lastly, it’s always a good idea to install louuuuuver stucco vents as this stops the average rain from entering and dripping on the wood or mudsill.
If rain contuse to go through vents it can wet and expand the wood, thus expanding the stucco creating some hairline cracks which could also lead to buckling if left long enough, BTW, if you do have vents with just a mesh screen you can purchase a louver covers and screw directly over the existing mesh wire vents, of course, you would have to caulk around the perimeter.
For other common waterproofing tips about stucco walls leave a comment.
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