When properly detailed, high-tech wrappings can reduce the flow of air into outside walls while allowing moisture to escape
There's more to installing housewrap than getting out a utility knife and stapler. This article explains how it should be installed to get the maximum benefit from this commonplace building material. A sidebar discusses the merits of taping sheathing instead of using housewrap.
From Fine Homebuilding107
, pp. 44-49
March 1, 1997