How Do You Apply Wood Siding To A Stucco House?

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How Do You Apply Wood Siding To A Stucco House?

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There are many reasons why a homeowner might want to apply wood siding to a stucco house. It could be for aesthetic reasons or it could be because the stucco has become damaged and needs to be repaired or replaced. Whatever the reason, the fact is that since wood siding is best applied when nailed directly to wall studs, the first order of business will be to remove the existing stucco in all places where you wish to remodel with wood siding.Removing stucco is not terribly skilled work, but it is difficult and time-consuming. Keep in mind that not only will the stucco itself need to be broken off, but the underlying wire mesh that the stucco is attached to must also be removed. Mark the area of stucco that you wish to replace with wood siding. If you wish to replace all of the stucco with wood siding then this step can be ignored, but if, for example, only the lower half of a stucco wall is to be replaced with wood siding and the upper half is to remain stucco, then a chalk line should

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