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Other stories by John Edgar

  • Q&A: Mounting Downspouts on EIFS

    Q. What is the best way to attach gutter downspouts to a house with EIFS?

  • Q&A: Shrinkage Joints in EIFS Cladding

    Q: We’re building a three-story house with plywood sheathing that will be covered with EIFS. Because the house has 9-foot ceilings, the horizontal sheathing joints don’t fall near the band joist area. The EIFS rep says we have to plan for joist shrinkage by establishing a control joint, and he...