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Dryvit

Dryvit ® The Dryvit System Dryvit is one of the largest EIFS manufacturers in the world and they did an excellent job of marketing the EIFS product. In fact they did such a good job that the entire industry was know as Dryvit until...

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...

Using simple EIFS practices to create dynamic effects

EIFS Tip Of The Day Using simple EIFS practices to create dynamic effects Some of the more basic techniques in the EIFS industry can have the best results. One of the industry specifications is a control joint every 15 feet or so. What you...

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 shape you...

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 wooden rasp...

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 sanded easily...

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 a Hot...

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 project. In...

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 substrates. Here...