House Wrap

House Wrap

House Wrap – a synthetic membrane used to protect wood framed buildings from excess moisture. It is applied over the wall sheathing before the windows, doors, siding and trim is installed. House wrap is engineered to prevent water from penetrating into the substrate while still allowing water vapor to pass through. This ability to inhibit water intrusion while still allowing the wall cavity to breath prevents the build up of moisture in the wall cavity which could result in mold or decay.

house wrap

Installing House wrap on a garage

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About Tony Wood

Tony is a life time resident of North Carolina with over 40 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 33 years he has owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service, providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina. ______________ ______________________________________________________ The information contained in this Blog is opinion derived, from hands on experience of over 40 years in the construction industry and by extensive research by the author. All postulations are referenced to the geographic location in which this experience was gained.
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