maged stucco was replaced with stone veneer, fiber-cement siding, composite trim & moldings and a variety of architectural elements.
go from stucco to stone? Did you have to change the foundation or structure at all?
The stucco, which in the case was EIFS, was scraped away and the underlying sheathing (plywood) was selectively replaced where water damage was found. The stone was a natural thin-stone veneer which doesn't require a foundation lip, unlike the larger builder's stone. It installs over a wire mesh