French Doors replace Arcadia Door

rick71September 22, 2010

I have an issue mounting French doors. My new French Doors replace an arcadia. The RO after removing the arcadia will leave a gap above the new french doors of 3 1/2". I will fill that with (2) 2x4's nailed to the existing 2x12 header. How do I fill the stucco void created by this 3 1/2" gap, on the outside wall to insure water tightness. It is a Stucco home. There is NO wrap paper under the stucco. They used black papered sheetrock on the outside of the studs, then wire, then stucco.

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houseful

You could remove even more of the stucco and put an exposed wood beam across the top. Or remove stucco on all three sides and do a foam deco pop-out that gets restuccoed. That would eliminated the patched stucco look.

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