EIFS Minimum Requirement For EPS Foam Thickness

Did you know there is a EIFS minimum requirement for EPS Foam thickness? You may be under the EIFS minimum requirement for EPS Foam thickness because of an industry shift from 1 1/2″ foam to a 1″ foam standard. With

Rasping the EPS Foam

EIFS Repair Tip Of The Day for 3-15-2011 Rasping EIFS expanded polystyrene EPS Foam Rasping the foam is the same thing as sanding the foam. There are basicly two types of rasps for sanding expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam. One is the standard

What do we mean by prepping the EPS foam

Exterior Insulation and Finish System installation process Prepping the eps foam is pretty straight forward. One of the beautiful things about EIFS is the ability to fix or change the appearance of an existing building or even do new and exciting things to a new construction

Apply EPS foam to the substrate

Exterior Insulation and Finish System installation process There are several ways to apply the eps foam to the substrate. But, before doing so, we need to take a few things into consideration. First, is the substrate itself. There are different applications for different

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) Foam Shapes

EIFS Repair Tip Of The Day for 3-17-2011 Expanded polystyrene (EPS) Foam Shapes Working with EPS foam has come a long way in the last 10 years or so. Now, a sophisticated machine uses CAD drawings to cut the foam into any

OMG, I can see ever piece of Foam on the wall

OMG, I can see ever piece of Foam on the wall If you can see every piece of foam on the wall the applicator has missed a crucial step The other day a came across an EIFS house that I could

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) | EIFS

EIFS Repair Tip Of The Day for 3-14-2011 Expanded polystyrene (EPS) Foam The Expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam is used in the EIFS process because it is a good insulator and is easy to work with. The EPS foam can be

EIFS foam cutting | Hot Knife / Groover

EIFS Repair Tip Of The Day for 3-10-2011 Cutting Foam with a Hot Groover A Hot Groover or Hot Knife is an essential tool for every EIFS guy. When it comes time to cut the expansions in the EPS foam

Research

Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) Research Testing three different EIFS applications For this research I will construct samples using a piece of OSB as the substrate. I will be focusing on the affects of moisture to the samples. Each

EIFS Tip Of The Day

[toc=”2,3″ title=”Table of contents”] Welcome to The EIFS Tip Of The Day from EIFS Repair. Each day we will cover some aspect of the EIFS (exterior insulation and finish system) Industry. Each week we will stay focused on a specific topic. You will