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Kansas City EIFS And Stucco Home Buyers And Sellers

By on Apr 20, 2020 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes, Stucco News | 0 comments

MoistureFree Warranty spent months and thousands of dollars to be in compliance with the Kansas & Missoruri Department of Insurance. Kansas Dryvit EIFS and Stucco home buyers and sellers beware of companies or individuals purporting to offer a stucco bond or a stucco warranty in the state of Kansas and Missouri. There are absolutely no stucco bonds, and the only...

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Windows Leak – Problem 3

Windows Leak – Problem 3

By on Jul 16, 2018 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes, Stucco News | 0 comments

Improper or Missing Perimeter Sealing Wood windows present the most significant remediation problems. Double-hung wood windows are common in EIFS homes and fail at the highest rate of any type of window. The average EIFS-clad home in the United States has 31 window units. High moisture readings associated with windows occur in fewer than 1 of every 8 window units on...

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Windows Leak – Problem 2

Windows Leak – Problem 2

By on Jul 6, 2018 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes, Stucco News | 0 comments

Poor Window Design And Components Many window manufacturers still use soft, untreated wood components in their windows. Once the moisture makes it to this wood, rot can happen quickly. This new window was installed in a $1 million home in 2003. The miter joint was already partially compromised at the time it was installed. The rough opening preparation is also...

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Chicago – Naperville EIFS And Stucco Home Buyers And Sellers

By on Dec 4, 2016 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes, Stucco News | 2 comments

MoistureFree Warranty spent months and thousands of dollars to be in compliance with the Illinois Department of Insurance. Chicago and Naperville Dryvit EIFS and Stucco home buyers and sellers beware of companies or individuals purporting to offer a stucco bond or a stucco warranty in the State of Illinois. There are absolutely no stucco bonds, and the only approved...

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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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Synthetic stucco revisited

By on Mar 29, 2015 in Stucco News | 0 comments

BY ALLEN NORWOOD  Charlotte NC 02/05/2015 12:00 AM Two decades ago, horror stories about synthetic stucco dominated housing headlines. Mansions were rotting, stories said. Lawsuits were flying, while stucco manufacturers and builders hunkered down. EIFS stands for exterior insulated finish system. Water that got behind the synthetic surface could get trapped there,...

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