The Truth About Florida Stucco

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Read up on theĀ Truth About Florida Stucco.

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Code Compliance and the Building Official Blame
  3. Building Code Basics
  4. Code Origins and Applicability
  5. Wire Mesh
  6. Using the Code
  7. Air Barrier/ Water Management
  8. Paper Backed Lath
  9. Facer Barrier / Water Managed Walls
  10. Stucco Standards
  11. Control Joints
  12. Why Florida is Different
  13. Primary Problems
  14. Windows (Certification, Intrusion Points, etc)
  15. Banding
  16. Accessories – Corner Beads
  17. Control Joints
  18. Roofing and Wall Flashing
  19. De-Skin
  20. Other Sidings
  21. What Happened Historically & What we Learned
  22. Conclusion