EIFS Repair

Archive for the ‘Installation’ Category

A quick overview of the EIFS installation process

EIFS installation process An overview of the Exterior Insulation and Finish System or EIFS installation process Exterior Insulation and Finish System / EIFS  installation process is as follows: Determining which moisture barrier product to use Apply eps foam to sub-straight. Prep eps foam. Embed fiber glass...

EIFS Liquid Moisture Barrier

EIFS Liquid  Moisture Barrier An in depth look at EIFS Liquid Moisture Barrier Traditionally, the substrate (OSB) was wrapped with a cloth type building wrap, but after some pretty extensive testing done by The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) it was proven that...

EIFS Window Header Specification

EIFS Window Header Specification An overview of the EIFS Window Header Specification In this post we will take a look at the EIFS Window Header Specification. To properly address the window header when using EIFS a weep track needs to be installed at...

Window prep for EIFS application

Window prep for an EIFS application Proper window prep for an EIFS application is very important With new construction EIFS it  is imperative to get the EIFS contractor in on the job site before the windows go in, so they can treat the window frames...

Attaching things to EIFS

Attaching things to EIFS Attaching things to EIFS is not rocket science but you need to know what to do I had a lady call me the other day wanting to know the correct way to fasten her hose holder to the...

General Contractor and Homeowners with EIFS projects

General Contractor and Homeowners with EIFS projects Do do list for general contractors and homeowners with EIFS projects First thing for a general contractor or a homeowner to do is to educate themselves on the EIFS process and the new advancements in the industry so they...

EIFS caulking and sealants

EIFS Caulking and Sealants When it comes to EIFS caulking and sealants it is something you really have to take seriously According to Dryvit, Tremco Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing’s Spectrem® 1, Spectrem® 3, and Spectrem® 4-TS are all approved sealants. Here are the individual product descriptions from...

The Next Generation of EIFS

The Next Generation of EIFS As it happens the next generation of EIFS has learned a lot from the last generation From 1969 to about the year 2000 was the first generation of the product where the Synthetic Stucco foam was installed directly to...

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 see every...

Air and Water Barrier

Air and Water Barrier EIFS supplies an air and water barrier In most cases I will not promote or talk about any one particular product, but when it comes to an Air and Water Barrier I am vary familiar with EIFS industries...

Becoming an EIFS Repair Customer

Becoming an EIFS Repair Customer The easiest way of becoming an EIFS Repair customer is to have us do an EIFS job for you That is certainly not the only way of becoming an EIFS Repair Customer. You can also buy the EIFS...