WRB & Flashing
Watch step-by-step instructions on how to tape inside and outside corner seams using ZIP System sheathing and tape.
A woven mesh with integrated house wrap allows drainage and drying
Flashing under an exterior door and along the bottom of a basement wall that used to have an overhead door
An interesting project that requires redundant water management detailing
Tape layers should overlap shingle-style up the roof
Snap a line and stick to it
Roofs peel off from the edges, so it is critical to hold them tight
Left-, right-, and straight-cutting snips with single- and compound-leverage each have their place on a jobsite
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.
A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers
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