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synthetic stucco

See alsoEIFS (Exterior Insulating and Finish Systems) Related Terms: Dictionary of Real Estate Terms EIFS (Exterior Insulating and Finish Systems)

a synthetic alternative to natural stucco, a cement-based material used for finishing the exterior of houses and other buildings.

Example: Properly installed, EIFS provides a sound and economical external building surface. However, enough installations have become subject to leaks that some insurers and lenders shun homes using this type of covering.

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