Fiber-Mesh Drainable Building Wrap
Randomly oriented fibers allow bulk water to drain away from the structure.
Typar's HouseWrap DW Helps Move Bulk Water Away from Walls
Drainage efficiency of 96% make this material ideal in rainy climates
Adding an Insulated Envelope
An airtight "puff jacket" achieves near Passive House levels.
Easy access panel; glass-tube fireplace; engineered lumber; housewraps; electrical equipment
Wrapping the House: Do's & Don'ts
It’s easy to get sloppy when installing housewrap and flashings, but beware —...
Sealing Around Windows
In this new section, readers share techniques they've found useful for solving sticky construction problems.