3) Question: “What is a weep screed?”

Answer: It is a piece of trim used to terminate the bottom edge of a section of vertically applied stucco cladding. Its purpose is to provide drainage ability for the stucco above. A screed, by definition, is a form for the stucco installation while the cement is in a fluid state. There are many different types of screeds utilized in stucco application and are commonly referred to as “trim”. Weep screeds are manufactured in differing stylings for various applications.