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EIFS - Exterior Insulation and Finishing Systems

Weatherproofing Solutions for Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)

Silicone-based materials outperform organics to provide longer-lasting seals for EIFS systems.

Get effective silicone weatherproofing solutions for EIFS restoration, renovation and new construction

Take a systems approach to EIFS construction. Dow Corning® brand sealants, elastomeric coatings, silicone seals and primers are proven effective to provide longer-lasting weatherproofing solutions for cladding. You can achieve sealing performance improvements, enhanced aesthetics and gain lifecycle savings with exterior silicone sealing and coating materials compared to organic alternatives such as urethanes and acrylics.

How can our Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Solutions help you?
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Get silicone advantages for EIFS lifecycle savings

Achieve long-term weatherproofing solutions along with enhanced aesthetics and lifecycle savings. Dow Corning offers a highly differentiated systems approach for EIFS:

  • Silicone elastomeric coatings in a wide range of standard and custom colors for weatherproofing masonry, stucco/render and EIFS cladding.
     
  • Prefabricated silicone seal strips that can be textured and provided in custom colors and designs.
     
  • Premium silicone exterior weatherproofing sealants for expansion joints and EIFS perimeter seals.
     
  • Adhesion-promoting primers.
     

Important silicone advantages include:

  • Silicones are inherently waterproof, remain flexible over a wide temperature range, have a movement capability of up to +100/-50 percent, and are virtually unaffected by ultraviolet (UV) light..
     
  • Dow Corning's exterior silicone sealants have been tested and recommended by most major EIFS manufacturers.
     

Dow Corning® brand Silicone Weatherproofing Sealants, Dow Corning® AllGuard Silicone Elastomeric Coating and Dow Corning® 123 Silicone Seal are warranted for leak-free protection.

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EIFS Restoration GuideEIFS Restoration Guide

Get installation and field-testing guidelines for silicone materials used in EIFS restoration procedures.

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Silicone weatherproofing materials provide significant lifecycle savings vs. organics.

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