Durability of a Stucco Home

October 11, 2014 | Leave a response

Durability of a Stucco HomeThe lasting performance of stucco has made it a popular choice for home and building exteriors, not just in Ontario but across North America. If you are looking for a finish that is low maintenance, looks great and performs well, then ...

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What Is Spray Foam Insulation?

August 21, 2014 | Leave a response

What is Spray Foam Insulation? Spray foam insulation is your all-in-one solution for air tightness, moisture and vapour control, energy efficiency and a host of other building envelope issues. Although more expensive than the fiberglass product, it has proven to outperform traditional materials in every ...

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EIFS – Edgewrapping and Backwrapping

March 12, 2011 | Leave a response

EIFS - Edgewrapping and Backwrapping Edge wrapping and back wrapping are two ways of terminating the edges of Exterior Insulating Finishing Systems. Edge wrapping and back wrapping both utilize the EIFS materials that are already on hand, instead of incorporating additional pieces like the use ...

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EIFS on soffits and ceilings

March 1, 2011 | Leave a response

EIFS on soffits and ceilings EIFS has been intensively designed and developed for use on exterior vertical walls, but sometimes it finds itself being used in other ways, such as in soffit and ceiling applications outdoors. When used in this matter, the EIFS finds itself ...

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EIFS – Flashing versus embedded trim

February 12, 2011 | Leave a response

EIFS - Flashing versus embedded trim With regards to Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems, embedded trim is "embedded" or bonded into the coatings of EIFS, whereas flashing is a loose material that is placed against EIFS coatings. In Europe, there are many manufacturers who produce numerous ...

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