With rising concerns over global warming and energy efficiency, construction materials like EIFS (“stucco”) and ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) have become increasingly popular. Both incorporate varying thicknesses of insulation to decrease the amount of heat lost (during the winter) or gained (during the summer), thereby lowering the amount of heat that needs to be generated/removed. [...]
An Updated version of this article is available for 2012 at: 2012 Guide To Budgeting For Your Stucco Renovation When it comes to attaining a budget price for your home renovation, there are various (dozens, actually) of things that need to be taken into account. Some of them are: Time of year Time frame [...]
Discover why EIFS renovations are the #1 rated home renovation in terms of return on investment, siting at 86.7% ROI. No other renovation will increase your home’s value immediately by $13,000 for only a $15,000 investment.
Find out the details on how to get back upwards of $5,100 back from the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada for performing equity-increasing renovations on your home.
EIFS differs from traditional Stucco (plaster) in that it is applied using different materials — in multiple layers, providing greater flexibility and benefits.