Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed
WRB & Flashing
Jan 20 2020
Dry and durable walls come from keeping water out and giving it a way to get there
Dec 9 2019
A monolithic layer of protection for holes in walls
Oct 28 2019
Contact between dissimilar metals – like copper fittings threaded into steel pipe or copper flashing fastened with steel nails – sets up an electro-chemical reaction that causes corrosion and leads to failure of the “less noble” metal
Sep 27 2019
Aggregation // Design, Demolition, Sitework, Framing, Roofing, WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim, HVAC & Mechanicals, Insulation & Air Sealing
The Model Remodel Show followed the progress of the 2017 Model Remodel project by Professional Remodeler magazine.
Sep 12 2019
Mesh sheeting creates a drainage space between the siding and weather-resistive barrier (WRB) allowing walls to dry much faster which makes them last much longer.
Aug 23 2019
The Tyvek weather-resistive barrier can be a water barrier and an air barrier, but it is NOT a vapor barrier
Apr 12 2019
The Demonstration House debuted at the 2019 International Builders' Show with five sponsors and ten demo over two days. Here's the highlight reel.
Apr 8 2019
One of the biggest air leaks in a house is where the wood meets the concrete
Mar 22 2019
ZIP Stretch tape stretches this builder's expectations and wins him over
Mar 6 2019
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.
Feb 20 2019
Flashing a wood-framed chimney is like flashing a dormer, except there’s no roof behind it. Without protection, water can leak into the joint and rot your walls to direct uphill water away
Feb 1 2019
Stop air and water leaks at the side of windows by sealing the flange to the sheathing
Jan 22 2019
Drive a nail in the valley and patch it
Dec 27 2018
A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof
Dec 25 2018
Drip edge metal, valley flashing, dormer, chimney, and kickout flashing are types of roof flashing that shed water away from the connections between roofs, walls, chimneys, and other building assemblies