Give EIFS a Chance

Hunter, Lauren
June 2013
Remodeling;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p82
The article offers information on the Exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) which earned a bad reputation in 1980s and 1990s as the water infiltration behind barrier EIFS were designed with no integral drainage resulting in panels to mold, buckle, and delaminate. It mentions that EFIS is now making comeback with use of improved moisture managers including vertical adhesive bands, water-resistant barriers, and fluid-applied membranes.


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