EIFS Inspection


Where EIFS Moisture Intrusion Occurs

If your Exterior Insulation Finishing System (EIFS) is damaged or installed improperly, moisture intrusion becomes a very big threat and can cause significant damage to your home. Below we talk about some installation mistakes that cause moisture intrusion and the common areas on the home’s exterior these mistakes are made. Though EIFS is often installed properly and can last for years, improper installation does happen. These installation mistakes include: Foam insulation less than 6 inches above soft grade and two inches above hard surfaces, allowing wicking (capillary [...]