WRB & Flashing

Aug 6 2018

 

A woven mesh with integrated house wrap allows drainage and drying

Aug 3 2018

Flashing under an exterior door and along the bottom of a basement wall that used to have an overhead door

 

Jul 9 2018

A drip edge overlapping strategy that won't catch the eye

Jun 26 2018

An interesting project that requires redundant water management detailing

Jun 21 2018

This small video collection covers the basics of installing a roof deck in a place where sideways rain and hurricanes are real. Flashing, taping the seams, and storm-proof shingle starter strips.

Jun 19 2018

Tape layers should overlap shingle-style up the roof

 

Jun 11 2018

A specialty tool makes placing standard non-stretch tape in corners easier

 

May 22 2018

Roofs peel off from the edges, so it is critical to hold them tight

May 18 2018

Stop air and water leaks at the side of windows by sealing the flange to the sheathing
May 3 2018

Outside insulation is an effective way to keep heat in. The devil is in the details, such as this one

Apr 24 2018

Overlapping tapes with gravity in mind keeps water out of the house

Apr 17 2018

Left-, right-, and straight-cutting snips with single- and compound-leverage each have their place on a jobsite

Mar 30 2018

Finish the window flashing by overlapping the top over the side pieces.  
Mar 29 2018

The first layer of foam is mostly an insulation layer; the outer layer is the air barrier and drainage plane. This video is about the first layer.

Mar 27 2018

A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers

Mar 14 2018

Paint-on waterproofing membrane, physics, and forethought protect an old window—and allow future maintenance—while sealing a big hole in a wet and windy wall

Mar 8 2018

ZIP Stretch tape stretches this builder's expectations and wins him over

 

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