You’ve completed your stucco renovation, and hope the contractor did a good job. But did he leave you with any guidelines for maintaining your new wall system? Chances are slim that the contractor took a long-term interest in the condition of your home, but you should and we’ll show you how. Whenever possible, contact the [...]
One of the primary reasons that EIFS (Exterior Insulation Finish Systems) has been targeted by insurance companies and cities is because of “failures” it has experienced around window and door openings. The problem lies primarily with improperly installed caulking failing (i.e. the wrong type being used), an integral part of all projects that no one [...]
Source: http://www.scottshepard.net/remaxil/modules/agent/agent.asp?p=pagecontent.asp&nav=1&pid=42&acc=89890 It’s ironic this guy’s last name is Shepard, because he’s leading his clients astray. Even today, uninformed real estate agents, building inspectors and many others are posting and re-posting false information about EIFS. I just need to address a few of the issues with this article: 1) In 1994, moisture damage to the [...]
Whoever installed the stucco around this window deserves to be sued. There are 3 things I immediately see wrong with this: There is no flashing over the window, this means that any water in behind the system (which likely isn’t drainage either) will become trapped in and around the window frame, causing mold and rot. [...]
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