By Reggie Bullard
EIFS Garbage (synthetic "stucco")
dear applicator ,
Houses represented as "stucco houses"
to unsuspecting home buyers. EIFS is probably the worst consumer fraud
there has ever been in this country, and is unfair competition to the
plastering contractor. I feel that it
EIFS is a low skilled trade making it easy to find qualified workers and produce quick job turn arounds, and quick profits. I think almost all of it is applied "properly", and still rots framing and sheathing. It seems very hard to screw it up.
I don't know who "our industy" is, but
is promoting and preserving a proud tradition of plastering than
back to the ancient Romans, and before. Plastering is applying plaster,
including cement plaster, and not
If EIFS garbage could stand on it's own merits, why can't contractors call themselves EIFS contractors instead of "stucco" (sic) contractors ? Why can't houses be sold honestly as EIFS houses and not "stucco" houses?
like synthetic garbage so much, why not
change your name to Southwest EIFS instead of Southwest lath and