Molducell is aware that your home or building need only a first quality and long lasting product, and it’s our compromise to assure that you will get this at the best price in the market.
Molducell backup al its moldings and trims with a 10 year warranty.
We are able to do this because of the composition of our moldings that work together in a system that can withstand weather and pests:
- Expanded Polystyrene ( EPS– Styrofoam). Molducell use only 100% Virgin Type I Expanded Polystyrene . We use a state of the arte CNC machine to cut out our profiles, this assure us precise and consistent pieces every time.
- Alkali-resistant Fiberglass mesh. This mesh gives our moldings the ability to withstand the natural movements of a buildings and make them also impact resistant. The mesh has an alkali resistant coating, being embedded in our polymer-cement coating will cause no harm or degradation.
- Polymer-Cement flexible coating. During its 20 manufacturing years, Molducell has develop a resistant and flexible coating using Portland Type I cement and acrylic copolymer. We apply a two coating system ( 1/16 inch per coat) each coat is specially formulated and the final result is 1/8 tick monolithic coat that can be just painted or stucco as final coat.
All Molducell products come with a 10 year limited warranty from manufacture defects, delamination and/or coating bubbling. Condition apply. Please contact us for more information.
- The substrate shall be dry and free of any dirt, dust, oil or any other contaminant.
- The surface should be reasonably plumb, straight and free of any loose material.
- Ambient and surface temperature during installation process should be above 41°F (5°C)
- As Adhesive, us an EIFS Acrylic Base Coat mixed with type 10 or 20 Portland cement ( follow manufacture preparation instructions).
- Pieces can be cut to desire length or to form corners/mitres. Use a hand or electrical saw, for better results carbide tipped blades are recommended.
- For best result, using a string or laser gun, mark out the lines upon you wish to install the moulding.
- Apply adhesive to the back of the moulding in vertical pattern using a ¼” or ⅜” notched trowel.
- While the adhesive is wet, press the moulding into place. If need, use temporary mechanical fasteners as support. Remove any excess adhesive along the moulding. Use basecoat as caulking alongside of the moulding.
- If skinning occurs in the adhesive, scrape off and replace.
- Moulding should be installed tight against each other. Apply adhesive to the end of the subsequent moulding and butt it to the end of the previous installed one. Remove excess adhesive from the joint.
- To guaranteed cracks from appearing between joints follow either of this procedures:
- Treat joint with fiber glass mesh( 2” on either side of joint) and embed and smooth with basecoat, use a 2” paint brush to feather it. After the joint is dry, sand as needed for the joint to flush.
- Apply a flexible and paintable exterior caulking between the moulding, use enough caulking to cover the joint, use a plastic spatula to even the joint. After the joint is dry, sand as needed for the joint to flush.
- Corners and Mitres. When needed, cut pieces to form corner or mitre and follow the same procedure for joints described above.
- Use a regular exterior paint or stucco as a final coat, follow manufacture instructions.
- Be sure to:
- All temporal fasteners are removed
- All joints have been seal as recommended.
- The sides of the mouldings are correctly caulked with basecoat.