Weather Barriers and Flashing

Proper installation of a water-resistive barrier, or WRB—preferably with a rainscreen behind the siding—enables us to build resilient homes that will last for generations.

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Weather Barriers and Flashing Featured Articles

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Working with Flexible Flashing

If you need to make a custom window or door sill pan, or flash a pipe, wire, or... More

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Detailing Rotproof Wood Exteriors

A practical guide to common construction details that shed water and minimize... More

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Evolution of an 'Awesome' High-Performance Wall

It may not be a Perfect Wall, but this high-performance wall system is more... More

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Weather Barriers and Flashing Instruction

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Common Flashing Errors

Avoid common mistakes and pay particular attention to these problem areas. More

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Sizing Up Window Flashing Tape

Who determines the width of the SAF tape needed to flash window openings - the... More

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Best-Practice Apron Flashing

For a more-effective and better-looking result, integrate the exposed apron with... More

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