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Question DetailsAsked on 2/6/2017

causes for stucco weep screed to rust

how can someone cause the stucco weep screed around their home to rust prematurely?

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Cheap galvanizing from factory, they used an ungalvanized painted roof flashing instead of glavanized screed, constant wetting like with sprinkler or frequent rains hitting the wall, hitting it with fertilizer or weed and feed (which is a corrosive) with a broadcast fertilizer spreader, applhying it with ungalvanized nails so it started rusting immediately at the nails.

Here is another previous question with answers about rusting weep screed (which is a fancy name for basicalluy just a stucco-base drip edge) FYI -

Answered 3 years ago by LCD

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