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EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes

EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes

Windows Leak – Problem 1

Windows Leak – Problem 1

By on Jan 18, 2016 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes, Stucco News | 0 comments

Poor Rough Opening Preparation Approximately 60% to 70% of all high moisture readings in EIFS-clad homes occur at window and door locations. Windows are by far the largest contributor to moisture problems, mainly due to the significant number of window units found in the average EIFS-clad home. Many rough openings have no protection from leaks from around or within...

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Windows Leak – Problem 1

EIFS & Stucco Window Leak Problems

By on Oct 20, 2015 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes | 0 comments

Problem #1 Window Leaks: About 70% of all leaks in the stucco cladding are caused by windows. Most stucco window leaks occur at the corners (miter joints) and the mullion (the divider between the windows). The perimeter only makes up about 10% of stucco window leaks and window failures which allow water to enter the stucco...

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