July 23, 2018
Barricade Thermo-Brace Structural Sheathing

How to Install Structural Exterior Wall Sheathing in 5 Steps

Installation of structural exterior wall sheathing occurs after the structure’s walls are framed, secured to the slab, plumbed, and braced. Structural exterior wall sheathing strengthens the
July 16, 2018
Barricade Wrap Plus House Wrap

Installing House Wrap Around Existing Windows and Doors

Replacing a home’s siding is a great way to improve its curb appeal and resale value. In fact, according to the 2018 Cost vs. Value Report
July 9, 2018
House Wrap versus Felt Paper

House Wrap vs. Felt Paper: Which is the Better WRB?

House wrap and felt paper, when properly installed and undamaged, are both weather resistant barriers (WRB) that create permeable and water- and air-resistant exterior walls. The
July 2, 2018
Tyvek® HomeWrap®

House Wrap Performance is Dependent on a Detailed Inspection

A detailed house wrap inspection before applying the siding, by both the contractor and building owner, is critical to the house wrap’s performance. Improperly installed or