Question: How do I know if my house has water leakage?
Answer: J&E Exteriors recommends an inspection from a certified EIFS
inspector. See our links page for some
recommended inspectors in our area
Question: How expensive is EIFS to repair?
Answer: Like anything else, the cost of repair will depend on
the extent of the damage. J&E Exteriors will work with your EIFS
inspector to determine the extent of damage and the cost of needed
repairs. It pays to address any leakage issues early, before the
damage becomes severe. Many repairs, if caught early, can be
Question: Will you need to remove the EIFS/Dryvit to
determine if and where the water damage is?
Answer: The EIFS inspector that you choose has the expertise and
equipment necessary to determine where water damage exists without
damaging your existing EIFS/Dryvit exterior. The inspectors
report is submitted to a contractor such as J&E Exteriors. We
will work from the inspectors report to provide you with a bid for
Question: What is the process to repair the damaged areas?
Answer: J&E will work from the Inspection Report to determine
where the needed repairs are to be made. The area underneath
and/or around the water entry points are removed, the sub-structure is
replaced if needed, and a new water-managed EIFS system is installed
and then blended into the existing structure. See our
Repair page for photos of previous repairs.