Because they don't
have the skills to work with the real thing. These finishes are
put on by low skilled,
and usually low paid EIFS workers who don't have the ability to
work with a REAL cement finishes.
Added June 1, 2013
This material is fraudulently pawned off as REAL stucco to an
unknowing public. Synthetic stucco finish is a highly toxic
acrylic paint and usually has plastic sand. What the industry
doesn't tell you is that it deteriorates and crumbles in less than
I took the top video in Alexandria, Virginia in May, 2013.
The bottom is from Vienna, Virginia in April, 2012.
I have more videos and photos, but if you don't believe me, try
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