How Long Does It Take To Stucco A Garage?
The stucco process for a typical St Paul Garage can add 4-5 weeks. Stucco Garages take longer to build because its a multi step process.
Applying Stucco to a Garage is a three-coat process, a scratch coat, brown coat, and finish coat. The typical thickness of the stucco for a St Paul Stucco Garage is 7/8-inch thick. Western's three-coat application will have metal lath mesh reinforcement embedded in the base coat and filled with a brown coat for greater strength and adhesion.
The top Garage picture is a 24x24 Two Car Garage after the scratch coat was completed. As you can see its extremely ruff. The other Garage pictures ar after the Stucco finish coat was applied.
- Frame the Garage
- Wrap the Garage in a water-resistant building paper
- Apply metal lath which is a mesh reinforcement to the building paper
- Get the felt and lath inspected before applying first coat
- Apply the scratch coat
- Let the scratch coat cure for 28 days
- Apply brown coat
- Apply finish coat