Martin Holladay reconsiders the use of interior plastic sheeting as a vapor or air barrier.
Building-science expert Peter Yost takes an in-depth look at two sheathing systems that integrate a structural panel with bulk water and air management.
Here are the questions the folks at ZIP, Benjamin Obdyke, Certainteed, Henry, and 475 field the most. And their answers.
A look at some of the most time-tested, well-known brands and some of the newest products to hit the market.
Learn about the different styles of water-resistive barrier available.
High-performance builder Ben Bogie presents a few mental visuals to help understand that elusive moisture menace.
For interior insulation, you'll need to use either rigid foam boards or spray polyurethane foam.
Modern systems guarantee a lifetime of worry-free performance.
This acrylic flashing tape is the best defense against water intrusion and rotting joists and ledgers.
Vapor drive isn't as obvious as air or water leaks, but the potential for mold and rot is just as real.
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