Why we have two types of EIFS barrier and drainage

February 26, 2010 | Leave a response

Why we have two types of EIFS barrier and drainage In the mid-1990s, Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems were frequently in the news because of significant moisture-related issues that were affecting homes in the United States. While these issues were primarily concentrated in North Carolina, EIFS ...

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EIFS and foam shapes

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EIFS and foam shapes Foam shapes are frequently incorporated into applications of Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems. Foam shapes can even be applied on buildings that don't use EIFS at all. The foam shapes are generally added for aesthetic or architectural reasons, to enhance or accent ...

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Attaching components to EIFS

February 12, 2010 | Leave a response

Attaching components to EIFS Exterior Insulating Finishing Systems are not supporting materials. Yes, they are effectively resistant and can withstand the elements, some inclement weather as well as wind and rain, but they are not designed to have things hanging off of them or nailed ...

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Flat, flatter and flattest EIFS wall flatness

February 5, 2010 | Leave a response

Flat, flatter and flattest EIFS wall flatness Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems are composed of several different layers and as such, some of the cementitious layers, including the finished top coat, are applied fully by hand. Even though EIFS' construction allows for a nearly perfect and ...

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