Some extra tidbits about EIFS

January 8, 2010 | Leave a response

Some extra tidbits about EIFS Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems are a wall cladding system. Like any construction material that is used outdoors or on the exterior of a building, Ontario climates create a few extra precautions necessary to take during winter installation. Few other climates ...

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Water and EIFS Water Vapour

January 1, 2010 | Leave a response

Water and EIFS Water Vapour Water and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems have a tumultuous relationship, one that is very much responsible for bringing an unfairly deserved reputation and a plethora of bad press to EIFS. Most of this concern is centered around water in its ...

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Water Vapour and EIFS in Ontario

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Water Vapour and EIFS in Ontario per·me·a·ble [pur-mee-uh-buh l] adj. That can be permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases: permeable membranes; rock that is permeable by water. Permeability, with regards to Exterior Insulating Finishing Systems, refers to the ability of water vapour to ...

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The ins and outs of EIFS joint placement

December 18, 2009 | Leave a response

The ins and outs of EIFS joint placement Joints serve as an interface between components and are used in Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems between EIFS where it is laid adjacent to more EIFS, as well as where EIFS meets other materials. Joint purposes A joint's ...

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The component that makes EIFS the foam

December 4, 2009 | Leave a response

The component that makes EIFS the foam One major material that makes Exterior Insulating Finishing Systems different from all other wall cladding systems is the insulating foam. In fact, the foam is what makes it an EIFS, and without it it would be merely a ...

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Impact resistance of EIFS walls

November 6, 2009 | Leave a response

Impact resistance of EIFS walls Building and home walls generally do not require much impact resistance. There are few situations where an object is actually going to hurl itself at an exterior wall with enough force to damage it. That said, it can still happen ...

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Aesthetic Problems with EIFS

October 9, 2009 | Leave a response

Aesthetic Problems with EIFS Sometimes, your kids will decide to wait until the new Exterior Insulation Finishing System is freshly clad before carelessly shooting an official NHL hockey puck directly at it, leaving a dent. The EIFS is then patched up and back to full-strength, ...

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