EIFS Repair

August 2023

Understanding Moisture Intrusion in EIFS Stucco from Gutter Systems

https://youtu.be/WEAnGSnW9hM Moisture Intrusion in EIFS Stucco Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS), commonly known as synthetic stucco, is a popular choice for exterior cladding due to its energy efficiency and versatility. However, like any building material, it’s not without its potential issues. One such problem is moisture intrusion, particularly when a gutter system is installed […]

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Understanding the Importance of Kickout Flashing in EIFS Stucco Applications

https://youtu.be/nLMIr7C7Lmc Introduction When it comes to EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) stucco applications, every detail matters. One often overlooked yet crucial component is the kickout flashing. This small piece of material plays a significant role in preventing moisture intrusion, a common problem in older versions of EIFS stucco applications. The Role of Kickout Flashing

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Strengthening The EIFS Wall Assembly with Heavy Mesh: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction: Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) have transformed the construction industry by offering an energy efficient, cost effective and visually appealing alternative to conventional building methods. A vital element that contributes to the robustness and longevity of EIFS is the utilization of fiberglass mesh. When it comes to high traffic areas and ground floors,

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