Rain Screen Siding Guide

July 20, 2017

Walls that can drain and dry last a lot longer than walls that stay wet. An air gap between the siding and sheathing lets both dry independently. 

 

There are many ways to create an air gap between yhr back of the siding and the drainage plane of the wall (WRB, exterior insulation, surface of ZIP Sheathing), here are at least a few options.

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SECTION 3: FLOORS BETWEEN CONDITIONED AND EXTERIOR SPACES


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