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The best way is to knock out enough stucco to find the studs, mount a backing plate to the studs, and stucco over that. Now, that's a lot of work, so there are quicker& easier ways. Perhaps you could cut a small plug out of plywood or similar material which press-fits each hole, then do a skim-coat over it to match the stucco. It comes down to ...


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.


A caulk rated for outdoor use should be just fine for this sealing job. If there is any fine particulate in the area left over from drilling through the stucco do brush or blow it away before applying the caulk.

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