Do you dream of owning a home finished in stucco? It a beautiful building material that has been used for centuries, standing the test of time. There are misconceptions about stucco only working in warmer, drier climates out west, so don’t be discouraged if you think stucco won’t work in your corner of the country. Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company offers a solution with our stucco installation to allow the stucco to work well and last a long time on your home.
Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems
EIFS construction cladding (Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems) adds synthetic material to the traditional stucco process, allowing for better drainage in areas that receive more rain. You can feel even better about your choice because EIFS cladding is good for the environment, resistant to weather elements, and requires little maintenance. Many of our customers appreciate that EIFS is customizable, and can be available in a variety of colors, textures, and combinations. Perhaps the best feature is the durability it brings to the traditional stucco process.
What Exactly is EIFS?
Basically, EIFS cladding is a layer underneath your stucco that creates an insulated, water-resistant, and protective barrier. Adhesive or fasteners connect the barrier to the insulation board and create a drainage plane between the layers. Varying types of mesh can then be used to fasten it to the insulation board, after which the stucco is applied. EIFS claddings will deliver an impressive performance in moisture and thermal control compared to other materials, such as brick and siding.
Correct Installation Yields Durability
Stucco and EIFS cladding provide an exceptional return on your investment when they are property constructed by a skilled professional. These materials require expert craftsmen who have been trained and certified to properly mix and apply them. Our experienced team understands how to properly install these materials so that you won’t experience cracks, moisture leaks, or costly repairs. When you want stucco and EIFS done correctly for a durable finish, you need more than just a handyman or a general contractor.
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With 45 years of overall experience in the construction industry, Worldgate Plaster & Stucco has focused on the niche of plaster, stucco, and EIFS since 2005. We are a locally-owned and -operated family business, and will be your go-to source for expert craftsmanship and quality work. Contact us today at (703) 283-6886 for more information or to request a free estimate. We serve Northern Virginia and nearby areas including Fairfax, Montgomery, Loudoun, Arlington, and Prince William Counties.