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Question and answers on Stucco and Plastering--

October, 2015


   Raised cracks in stucco due to flat

lath

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From Washington, DC, the nation's capital:

This 40 year old stucco was done with flat lath, and the lath was pinned too tight to the wall. Using self furring metal lath, or furring the wall with furring blocks, or using furring nails would have prevented this.

Self furring lath is only 25 cents a sheet more