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Wkolbe

07:20AM | 11/22/00
Member Since: 11/21/00
10 lifetime posts
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Exterior Insulation Foam Systems are fast becoming a real problem in construction. These systems hold moisture in and in a short time will rot out all the wooden members inside this "air and moisture tight" wrap. Irregardless of what the manufacturers, installers and others who like this system say, there are a lot of lawsuits out there. Stay away from EIFS homes and buildings.

Buyer Beware!!!

DC

05:22AM | 03/19/01
Member Since: 03/18/01
3 lifetime posts
Could you expand on your opinions please and perhaps make some references to documentation?

Building a "tight" house is going to require proper ventilation and heat recovery. I seriously doubt that wood is going to rot inside any house simply because of the way the walls are constructed.

Dave

Rusty Builder

05:07PM | 05/10/01
Member Since: 05/07/01
2 lifetime posts
Wkolbe, don't you mean "Regardless".
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