Setting Straight a Cladding Conundrum: EIFS vs. Stucco

Tysons Corner EIFS

To the untrained – and sometimes trained – eye, Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) and Stucco often appear as one and the same. As popular building materials, EIFS and stucco seem aesthetically similar, and many believe they have the same basic properties, save one being an acrylic version of the other. However, EIFS and stucco couldn’t be more different, starting from the most basic level to the final, completed building system. Read more