Indiana Wall Systems
Our portfolio speaks volumes, as does our reputation of fair, honest, world-class quality service and artistic craftsmanship.
Indiana Wall Systems
EIFS-Dryvit-Sto-Senergy, Stucco, Plaster, Interior-Exterior, Commercial & Residential, New Construction and Repairs.
Indiana Wall Systems
Indiana Wall Systems always takes the least invasive, most practical, and cost-effective approach, to E.I.F.S. repair. (Exterior insulation finishing system)
With real-world class experience on a great many of these, oftentimes large-scale repairs.
We are always looking to develop new ongoing business relationships with property managers, who often have a steady, constant stream of work.
Homebuilders have the difficult job of being subject to extensive attention to detail on any work performed on their projects.
Brick takes a beating over the years, dulling, and losing its appearance due to elemental exposure, mold and mildew attachment, sun fade, and wind/water/air erosion.
Specialty Interior Design
Executing some really unique design concepts, capturing the look a client has done nothing more than verbally describe.
Anyone who knows EIFS, knows the broad range of quality produced by varying contractors. Some contractors, even still yet today, just cannot get these applications down correctly. Or they are driven in such a production frenzy, they leave substantial problems for any later owner of the projects they have “completed” We urge anyone considering EIFS/repairs to get out and view the previous work by any EIFS contractor they are considering. These products can cause substantial problems wheb applied incorrectly. Too many people have been blindsided by astronomical repair costs. Never accept one opinion or price! Always have a third-party inspection! Get educated if you have EIFS, and Protect yourself and your home.
New Construction Residential
New Construction Residential features in-house design concepts, extreme quality control, an artistic-based application process, and professional execution of our work. With an open-minded approach, and a willingness to assist and satisfy our customers with our “not in stone” policy. Our application methods are unique to Indiana Wall Systems, systematically adapted over the years to increase strength, durability, and wall life, as well as prevent natural damage from occurring, such as Hail and Moisture damage. New and existing Chimney work from plain EIFS chimney work, to extensive detail, comprised of multi-textured, multi-colored, multiple details stepped concepts. Interior fireplace concepts, thin-coat, Venetian, Italian, and Greek Plastered fireplace designs. Safe, beautiful, eye-catching, and unique designs, add to the beauty of any home interior.
Large-scale unitized commercial, Industrial projects
Large-scale unitized commercial, Industrial projects. From sign wall repair to complete building re-face projects.
Traditional interior high-quality molding plasters, and thin-coat plasters. Traditional Stucco New Construction and repair/upgrade Paying close attention to the problem areas not yet known in the specifications of yesteryear. Such as wood-to-stucco transition issues, proper expansion placement for the climate in which the stucco is being applied, as well as the introduction of synthetic components, making the stucco of today much more durable and less prone to staining, cracks, and delamination. These newly formulated upgrades to traditional stuccos leave homeowners with a very attractive exterior that lasts for many years, without painting.
In-House Design/World Class Concepts & Capabilities/Global Possibilities/Professionalism
Cultured Stone/Plaster Interiors
D Ray Decor, Greenwood Indiana, Close-Ups
Exterior insulation and Finish System
Exterior insulation and Finish System (EIFS) is a general class of non-load bearing building cladding systems that provides exterior walls with an insulated, water-resistant, finished surface in an integrated composite material system. In Europe, systems similar to EIFS are known as External Wall Insulation Systems (EWIS) and External Thermal Insulation Cladding Systems (ETICS).
EIFS has been in use since the 1960s in North America, first on masonry buildings, but since the 1990s the majority on wood-framed buildings. There is a history of water infiltration problems causing damage to buildings and resulting in costly legal cases, so the recommended systems include a drainage plane to let water drain down and out from behind the cladding.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can EIFS be repaired?
Yes, EIFS can be repaired. According to the National Association of Home Builders, EIFS repairs are typically more cost-effective than an entire system replacement and can be completed using specialized tools and materials. This type of building material is susceptible to water damage, as well as structural damage caused by impacts or natural disasters. Repairs may include sealing cracks, replacing blown insulation, and re-coating the exterior finish with a new protective layer. Careful attention and workmanship should be given to ensure a successful repair and to prevent further water damage or other problems. For the best results, it is recommended to hire a contractor experienced in EIFS repair for the job. Proper maintenance and monitoring of EIFS systems are key to avoiding extensive repairs.
How much does it cost to repair EIFS?
The cost of repairing EIFS may depend on various factors such as the extent of damage, size of the area that needs repair, the type of EIFS system (traditional or modern), labor costs, and the location of the project. It is best to consult local EIFS contractors or experts for a more accurate estimate of repair costs.
How long does an EIFS system last?
An Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS) system is designed to last for a lifetime. According to the National Association of Home Builders, a properly installed and maintained EIFS system should last for 30 years or more. However, some factors such as climate, aging materials, moisture infiltration, and poor installation may reduce the lifespan of an EIFS system. Regular inspections can help identify any potential issues with the system early on and prevent costly repairs down the line.
Is stucco and EIFS the same?
No, stucco and EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) are not the same. While both are exterior wall cladding systems used on buildings, they have notable differences. Stucco is a traditional wall cladding system made of cement, water, and sand. It is typically applied in three separate layers: the scratch coat, brown coat, and finish coat. Stucco is usually a more affordable option compared to EIFS.
EIFS, on the other hand, is a newer exterior cladding system that includes a layer of foam insulation board that is attached to the exterior wall surface, followed by a base coat and a finish coat. EIFS typically has a smoother, more modern appearance than stucco and provides greater energy efficiency and moisture resistance. However, it tends to be more expensive and requires special installation training. In summary, stucco is an older, more traditional type of exterior wall cladding made of cement, water, and sand, while EIFS is a newer, energy-efficient exterior cladding system that features a foam insulation board covered with a base and finish coat.