All posts tagged high impact mesh

Increase EIFS Durability with High Impact Mesh

Insulating your home with EIFS is a huge investment in not only the comfort of your home, but the value of it. The comfort of not having drafty rooms that you or your children have to sleep in can’t be measured in dollars. In measurable terms of value however, the insulation that is added reduces […]

Grocery Store Site Made Mouldings and Trim

This is why I always recommend for general contractors and architects to push for factory-made stucco trim. Take a close look at the shadows the trim is casting… EIFS contractors can usually save 15% on the EIFS mouldings by doing them on site – what is referred to as “site made” trim. While this is […]

Corner With High Traffic Lacking High Impact Mesh

In areas of high traffic (such as malls, backyards, sometimes even the front of the house), high impact (or “heavy duty”) mesh should be used to further reinforce the EIFS. High impact mesh provides for greater impact resistance and will stand up to peanut-brained neighbors or customers who feel like punching a hole in your […]

Column Lacking Heavy Duty Mesh

Here is a post someone applied a stucco column to. Though the damage isn’t the end of the world, the applicators should have used a heavy duty (or “High Impact”) mesh as it is right on the porch/veranda of a house and is obviously going to see some high traffic. In this case it should […]

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