EIFS experience & testimonials
My wife and I are currently working on designing a new home in central Illinois. We are contemplating using EIFS cladding in an attempt to achieve the style we want while getting a fully insulated exterior. We’ve found who we believe to be a good certified installer who comes recommended from several sources. While the product still suffers from a bad reputation because of improper installation in previous decades, it’s my understanding that these issues have been addressed. My main question is about durability and maintenance of this cladding. Issues such as cracking, staining, and other damage that require maintenance and regular upkeep are my key concerns that I wouldn’t have as much with a vinyl or brick cladding. Does anyone on this forum have good or bad experience with EIFS that that would like to share with me before we plunge into this?
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