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just get your stucco contractor to apply a fiberglass mesh lath. this is SOP for all EIFS stucco system, and can easily and cheaply be added to your stucco procedure.


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I was researching exactly the same thing and came across a few products that does not require you to scrape the paint off. EcoBond - you paint the surface and it will reactive with lead.


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Plaster of Paris sets faster and cracks less. The downside is it is much harder to sand once it is set. There is an alternative... you can add crack resistance and quicken drying time by mixing the two. The easiest way is to buy pre-mixed drywall compound and sprinkling plaster paris powder into it and then mixing together. add more or less depending on the ...


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After installing new plasterboard/drywall: for wallpapers You just need to do the joints with joint compound and paper tape, fill the screwholes, and paint the wall with primer. Skimming is needed for a really absolutely perfect paintjob. Lots of excellent videos about both methods in Youtube.


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Your plan seems sound enough. You are right that joint compound and spackle are not the right material for your upper fill. I would not cut down through the wire, but would cut to the depth of the wire in a straight line across, which should leave you a fairly uniform depth. Then use a piece of plasterboard to fill the area up to the corner, fastening your ...



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