Sun City homeowners ask: "What about weep screeds at the base of my stucco walls? Are they needed? Will my stucco walls 'work' if my weep screeds are all covered up with stucco?"
Check it out for yourselves. About 10 minutes on the internet and all your questions will be answered.
You can start by checking out http://peretired.blogspot.com/2009/03/pulte-stucco-propaganda.html
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