Does anyone know how thick you can apply stucco ( brown coat ). I am enclosing a patio and to make it flush with my existing home I need to bring it out about 1 and 1/4 inch. I have already put the chicken wire/lathe on. One guy who I got a quote from said I should take that off and put on a 1 inch foam board and then the chicken wire/ lath over that to make it all flush with my existing home and the new doors and windows I put in. If I do do this, does anyone have any hints as to what the easiest way to take of the wire is? or would just adding a 1/2 inch foam board and then a new chicken wire by just as good?