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Theres a Better Way

How to Patch Holes in Housewrap

comments (0) September 5th, 2013 in Blogs
grateful.ed Chuck Miller, editor at large

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Video Length: 1:15
Produced by: John Ross and Chuck Miller


If your housewrap has holes or tears in it, you might be tempted to put on a tape Bandaid and hope it doesn't leak, but there's a better way.

This tip from Mike Guertin of East Greenwich, RI, is for a patch that will mechanically shed any water that gets under your siding so you don't have to rely solely on adhesive tape.

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