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 glass cloth comes in 38 inch and 48 inch rolls and is overlapped 2 inches. There can not be any eps foam that is not covered with fiber glass mesh. Including all corners. The base coat should be troweled on smooth and a corner tool used on all corners for a nice sharp look.

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Exterior Insulation and Finish System | Synthetic Stucco | Dryvit

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