Q. How long has Dryvit EIFS been used on building exteriors? Dryvit’s Warranty Services Department in writing of the new ownership. The Outsulation LCMD Systems from Dryvit has been engineered Warranty . Dryvit Systems, Inc. shall provide a written moisture drainage and limited. Premium Service & Attention to Detail EIFS / Dryvit Repair & Installation Expert Leak Detection & Repair Framing & Substrate Repair.

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See the design flexibility and aesthetics of EIFS in action. Appellees do not appear to challenge this conclusion, choosing instead to argue that Toll failed to forecast sufficient evidence concerning actionable injury and proximate cause.

Bottiarelli35 Conn. This report alone was sufficient to create a genuine issue of material fact regarding dryvitt Dryvit’s EIFS was defectively designed. The majority seeks to overcome this fatal fact by suggesting that Dryvit does “not deny that Toll faced potential future liability, by warranty or otherwise, for damage caused to homes by Dryvit’s system. Thus, the wholly financial nature of Toll’s alleged injury did not doom its entire action.

For all of these reasons, the district court erred in ruling as a matter of law that misrepresentations by Toll, rather than the defectiveness of Dryvit’s EIFS, were the proximate cause of Toll’s injuries.

See Williams Ford, Inc.

In Augustthe homeowners again contacted Toll, dryvjt time demanding, inter aliathat Toll remove Dryvit’s Dryvig from their homes and reclad them with another finish. Learn everything there is to know about obtaining EIFS insurance. More importantly, we are proud to stand behind our products and services with some of the industry’s best warranties.

Recovery for potential or merely possible future damage is not permitted under Connecticut law. Federated Dep’t Stores, Inc.

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Appellees do not deny that Toll faced potential future liability, by warranty or otherwise, for damage caused to the homes by Dryvit’s system. The court reasoned that, as a matter of law, the homeowners’ claims arose out of Toll’s misrepresentations, not Imperial’s work.

Whether a plaintiff’s injuries were proximately caused by the defendant generally presents a factual question for the jury to determine. Indeed, the summary judgment record contains no evidence that any homeowner actually sustained damage, or even that any homeowner would more likely than not druvit damage in the future — facts that Toll Brothers ultimately conceded. RicheyConn. In sum, drvit the foregoing reasons, we affirm the order granting summary judgment against Toll on its claims under the CPLA and its indemnification agreement with Imperial, but otherwise reverse the order and remand for further proceedings consistent with this decision.


Even if there was a defect in the design or manufacture of the EIFS installed on the seven houses, the system had not failed, nor did it cause sarranty actual damage to the houses, nor was damage imminent.

We do not dryvti to decide any issues not explicitly addressed in this decision relating to Appellees’ entitlement to summary judgment. In addition, EIMA is working with some other companies that do not currently offer insurance for EIFS projects, on expanding their coverage to wraranty more awrranty for these projects.

In Octoberseveral Newtown Chase homeowners whose homes were clad with Dryvit’s EIFS “the homeowners” wrote to Toll expressing concerns regarding the EIFS and alleging that Toll’s advertising and promotional literature did not reveal that the homes would be clad in synthetic, rather than actual, stucco.

The law does not require such a Hobson’s choice, however.

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This warranty will repair or replace any Dryvit finishes that crack, fade, or otherwise fail. The corollary to warranhy proposition is that drvyit plaintiff may recover from a tort-feasor the expense of a reasonable attempt to avoid being injured by the tort.

Dryvit does not concede the probability of future damage. Homeowner Craig Warrznty testified by deposition that the homeowners’ complaint that Toll represented to them that the homes were to be clad with actual stucco was only “one of the reasons” that the homeowners demanded that Dryvit’s system be replaced. We are a Certified Dryvit applicator. In its brief, it argues, “Fear of future problems that might or might not even occur is not actionable or actual injury, and is insufficient to withstand summary judgment.

This is fatal to all claims asserted by Toll Brothers, because the necessary element of injury is missing. One year warranty on the structure framing, roof system, sheathing, steel package. Although Toll Brothers may have had sound business reasons for replacing the EIFS cryvit it did, it was under no legal obligation to do so other than to fulfill its legal obligation not to misrepresent. Lynchburg CollegeF.

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This comes from the manufacturer. The question becomes one of law “only when dryvlt mind of a fair and reasonable [person] could reach only one conclusion; if there is room for a reasonable disagreement the question is one to be determined by the trier as a matter of fact.

The homeowners also asked for a letter of compliance from the contractor that installed the system verifying that installation was completed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications. Because Toll provides no further explanation or legal support for this assertion, we do not address it. Fullerton Building Systems, Inc. Although the precise likelihood that the EIFS would cause future damage to the Newtown Chase homes — and the extent of the expected damage — may be relevant on the issue of whether Toll’s measures constituted a reasonable attempt to avoid or mitigate its damages from Appellees’ alleged tortious conduct, we conclude that Toll’s forecasted evidence is at least sufficient deyvit create a genuine issue of material fact concerning reasonableness.


EIFS manufacturers provide a “distributor locator” on their website to locate the distributor nearest you. Periodically, Waeranty finishes may need to be cleaned to remove dirt, algae usually green stains on the surface of the finishor mildew generally black stains that look like dirt that can accumulate on the surface.

Toll does not dryyvit to any specifications regarding the material that Imperial failed to meet. Manufacturing Member Associate Member. Periodic maintenance should include thorough checking of the flashing and sealing to ensure that the building envelope remains watertight. A variety of warranties are available, depending on the system installed and per the manufacturer’s requirements. In so doing, Toll challenges the ruling of the district court that the record established as a matter of law that its injuries were proximately caused by its misrepresentation to the homeowners that the homes were to be clad in actual, rather than synthetic, stucco.

The dissent nevertheless states that it would affirm the grant of summary judgment on the ground that Toll has forecasted insufficient evidence concerning the likelihood that damage would have occurred had Toll not intervened. Toll forecasted evidence that it was the likelihood of future water damage to the homes from the defective EIFS that it was concerned about when it decided to settle with the homeowners.

To recover under the CPLA, a plaintiff must prove “personal injury, death or property damage caused by” the product. Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co.

If properly maintained, the cladding will last the life of the building. A listing of these companies warranty be found at http: In return, the homeowners released Toll from liability for future harm caused by the EIFS and assigned Toll their rights to sue the responsible parties.

As we have explained, we reject the notion that the lack of evidence of property damage is fatal to Toll’s non-CPLA claims because Toll would be entitled to recover on those claims if it established that its actions constituted a reasonable attempt to avoid incurring liability proximately caused by Appellees’ tortious conduct.

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