Stucco

Repair Monitoring of EIFS and Stucco

by Ed Mitchell on January 24, 2014

After the report has been delivers to the homeowners/building owners/mangers the necessary repairs can be made by the qualified repair contractor. During this process the clients should have an impendent third party monitor this repair work and process to make sure repairs are consistent with manufacturer’s recommended details, local building codes, ASTM standards and/or EIFS/Stucco […]

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Issues with Stucco Homes in New Jersey

by Ed Mitchell on January 14, 2014

Stucco is prized as an exterior siding material for its good looks, durability and as a relatively low-maintenance exterior finish in several areas of the US. For many folks, stucco is a big upgrade from vinyl siding but is a less expensive option than brick or stone exterior siding. Stucco is a porous material which […]

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Stucco and EIFS Systems Inspections

January 7, 2012

EIFS Exterior insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) is a multi-layered wall systems that are used on both commercial building and homes and are sometimes referred to as a synthetic stucco system.  They provide superior energy efficiency and offer much greater design flexibility than other cladding products. Traditional Stucco Traditional stucco consists of Portland cement-based materials […]

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