TITLE

Give EIFS a Chance

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Lauren
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Remodeling;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
91988364

 

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