I'm not talking EIFS, just foam DETAIL (window detail, soffit detail, etc.) I'm thinkin' there is moisture probs in the humid conditions too?? I realize that foam baseboards might be a bad idea, but up where it wouldn't get damaged (ceiling cove)?
I had a customer years ago who ordered coved drywall pieces he installed them with drywall screws then you just filled seams and miters with joint compound, but as for foam the only ones I have seen in foam would be the styrene foam I believe is what they call it(Home Depot& Lowes), but those are more like crown or cornice mouldings not a plain cove. I have a catalog from Hyde Park but all their products are Plaster their website is www.hyde-park.com they have some nice pieces but they are pricie.
I used some for a Laura Ashley store build out about 12 years ago. Big learning curve for me.
Hard to fasten well, hard to get a good clean cut( I BUILT A HAND SAW MITER BOX FOR IT), I can't say its bad, but I was sure glad when the painters showed up and covered my fillers.
Might be better to work with now.
I did not have a large slider miter box at that time.
1.Hard to fasten
2. Easily damaged
3. Burns and melts
4. Shrinks, swells and warps
There are better alternatives in wood, polyurethane foam, even plaster or GRG
Other than that its great stuff
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