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EIFS Repair

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Determining what moisture barrier product to use

Exterior Insulation and Finish System Installation Process Determining what moisture barrier product to use There are several moisture barrier products out there these days and determining which one to use has a lot to do with what type of EIFS application you...

Keeping your tools clean

EIFS Repair Tip Of The Day for 3-11-2011 Keeping your tools clean. For an EIFS applicator it can be hard to keep the tools clean. On a really hot day it only takes a matter of minutes for the alpha base coat...

Apply 100% acrylic polymer finish coat over alpha base coat

EIFS – Exterior Insulation and Finish System installation process Applying the Finish Coat The EIFS Finish Coat is applied over the Alpha Base Coat. The finish is troweled on and floated with a plastic float. It is very important to have a smooth surface...

Embed fiber glass cloth in the Alpha Base Coat

Exterior Insulation and Finish System installation process The Alpha Base Coat is troweled on to the foam by an approved EIFS applicator and a fiber glass mesh is embedded into the base coat. The base coat is applied 1/8 of an inch thick. The fiber...

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...