Finding your stucco damaged is really not a pleasuring thing. But maybe before rushing yourself of calling those pros for making your stucco back to normal you will need to assess the damage of your stucco, since we still search for the possibility that the stucco can be fixed through DIY ways which can be done my ourselves. So, if you just found your stucco in troubles, then getting it patched might be one of the best things to do for making your stucco gets back to its perfect condition. There are six steps of patching stucco, so let’s see what those steps are and let’s roll.
Overview. This will be aimed to get the bad stucco area chopped and removed. After this, you will be able to get it patched.
Starting. You can always buy the commercial products of stucco patch but it will be way more cheaper if you just create your own stucco patch which can be created from the mix of Portland cement with three part sand and also lime which has been partly hydrated about 1/10. The condition of the stucco base will affect your next steps. For example if it’s exposed then you will need to get the patch layered in more than one application, but if it’s not then one time application of the stucco patch will be enough.
Let’s say that you are facing exposed base stucco which will require you to get the pointed trowel used for packing the damaged area for about ¼ inch inside the damaged area with rim. Once you have gotten the damaged area packed, then you will need to get it covered using damp blanket. Wait for about two days for finally lifting the blanket up. Then after that you need to apply another layer of the how to stucco patch so that the damaged area will be well covered.
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