Exterior EIFs (Exterior Insulation Finishing System)
Exterior Stucco/EIFS for Residential, Commercial, Institutional and Industrial Buildings
Expert stucco or EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) installation by a dedicated team from Zero Defects will enhance curb appeal as well as the strength and function of your building envelope system. Our vast experience with stucco installation and building restoration helps us meet the most complicated requirements on time and within budget. Over the years, we have successfully completed hundreds of stucco and EIFS installs on high and low rise buildings as well as commercial, industrial and institutional structures. We have a vast experience with stone veneer, brick veneer, stucco siding, EIFs siding to ensure that wall systems are installed properly to prevent water penetration in the future.
Whether it is a new installation or a retrofit, our products and workmanship will exceed your expectations. Being well-versed in building envelope engineering, we can give you valuable advice on upgrades and restoration that will protect your investment.
Stucco vs. EIFS
Many people use the words stucco and EIFS interchangeably; however, they are not the same. Stucco is Portland cement plaster while EIFS is an acrylic-based system that is applied over an insulated board. A relatively new system (often referred to as synthetic stucco), EIFS addresses many concerns with traditional stucco, the primary one being water resistance. Its insulation capabilities are an additional advantage.
Benefits of EIFS
If you are looking for a durable exterior finish that looks great, requires minimal maintenance and has superior resistance to the elements, then EIFS is definitely a smart choice. Here are the many benefits your investment will deliver:
- Flexibility of architectural design, colour and finish
- High R-value and thermal efficiency
- Greater comfort and energy efficiency
- Reduction of condensation, a main cause of mould
- Improved breathability which reduces wet wall issues
- Resistance to fire and earthquakes
- A compact alternative to interior insulations
- Long-lasting and low maintenance
- Enhancements to suit your specific application requirements
- Pays for itself in a couple of years
Not sure whether stucco or EIFS is the right choice for your project? The experts at Zero Defects will help you make the decision based on your building application requirements and budget.
Unique 10-Year Guarantee on Stucco/EIFS Installations
Stucco and EIFS installation quality impacts system performance and durability. As our client, you have complete assurance that only trained and experienced installers will work on your project. A unique Zero Defects 10 Year Guarantee™ on our stucco and EIFS installations further emphasizes the confidence we have in our finished product.
Have a new construction project? Want to switch from exterior siding or poured concrete to stucco/EIFS? We can help.
We have a wide range of colours and finishes to suit your design and style requirements. Custom colours and textures are also available.
Our building envelope engineering expertise combines with installation and repair experience to protect the value of your investment. We provide comprehensive solutions to make your property stand out as well as optimize its energy efficiency.
Call Zero Defects at 416-398-9376 for a meeting to discuss your exterior stucco or EIFS installation project.