|2 x4 defines where bottom of wall terminates. Brown coat applied.||Top of band defined with 2x4. We found some unusually straight 2x4's in the basement.|
lath is nailed between 2x4's.
This is insurance it never falls off.
coat on metal lath.
Note forms around the door
|Filling in band. Note form around the window.||Band is finish coated waiting for Mynor to float it with the magic float. Mynor does almost all the finish floating. The top of the band is pitched to allow water to run off. This is called a "wash".|
|Tired old pebble dash stucco was looking kind of ragged at the bottom edge. Areas were loose from settling, and had several sloppy patches. Since patches on pebble dash tend to show, a band was made to hide the bottom edge.||The band matches the historic style of the house, and old stucco looks almost new again.|
awaiting finish coat withstands a
very hard blow from a hammer without
hardly a mark. Stucco has a compression strength of about 2000 psi.
EIFS band is easily ripped off
with bare hands. Who could take pride in putting this crap on the wall?