I would use CCA wood 2x4 or 2x6 for weather and bug protection.
On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 7:47 PM, Jeff Stevens <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks to all who provided input on this topic. Very likely, I will
> place a wood backer between the bracket and stucco. Bolts (or threaded
> rod) will run through the bracket, wood backer, stucco, and into the
> interior of the building.
> As of yet, I have not figured out how to handle the load once it's
> inside the house. The location I would like to use isn't designed to
> handle the force of a loaded 28' tower plus mast, covered in ice, with
> 85 mph winds. It will require some consideration. Fortunately, the
> interior is unoccupied space, so there is somewhat of a blank slate when
> it comes to the actual solution.
> Thanks to everyone for your comments regarding the exterior of the wall.
> On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 20:46 -0700, Jeff Stevens wrote:
> > Stucco isn't particularly common in my area. What is the proper way to
> > attach a house bracket to a building with stucco siding? This is cement
> > stucco over metal lathing -- not EIFS.
> > Of course, following the manufacturer's specifications is the way to go.
> > Radian *does* show the bracket attached directly to the exterior siding
> > -- however the diagram shows horizontal overlapping siding -- not
> > stucco. Do I bolt right through the stucco? Do I put a backer between
> > the bracket and the stucco? Do I remove the stucco and put in a
> > properly flashed ledger board to bolt through?
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