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Install awning on stucco wall.
Install building paper metal lathe and three coat scratch brown and finish stucco.
When you need to find studs behind an outdoor or indoor stucco wall to support an awning hang a heavy picture fasten a planter box or attach a garden hose spool you have a few options.
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You must attach the awning to the studs behind the stucco.
After installing the brackets the installation process of the awning can vary based on the awning itself as well as the type of mounting.
Stucco installation labor basic basic labor to install stucco with favorable site conditions.
With stucco only the extra pressure from a good heavy rain would rip it out or the stucco only attachment.
For stucco aluminum or vinyl siding it is recommended that a 1x4 board be screwed directly to the wall studs to carry the weight of the unit.
Scratch coat 3 8 inch thick brown coat 3 8 inch thick and finish coat 1 8 inch thick.
Two awnings installed on stucco wall.
Using the power drill fitted with a phillips head drill bit fasten the screws through the pilot holes in the stucco and into the wall stud until the fixture is secure.
Stucco itself does not have the strength to hold an awning and especially if you get any wind pressure on the awning which can be quite a bit.
Keep in mind you can t rely on set screws to vary the awning level and plumb.
Conventional stucco over wood should always be applied as a three coat system.
For masonry walls brick or stone use concrete fastening screws or lead shields.
Many manufacturers utilize a mounting rail that attaches to the brackets.
Stucco installation over wood.
These can be purchased at any home center or lumberyard.
Thread the exterior grade screws through the item s hanging locations.
The scratch coat must be scored horizontally on vertical surfaces.
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