March 18, 2019
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Keep Your Concrete Tile Roof Safe with Synthetic Underlayment

Tile roofing has long been a favorite choice among homeowners who prefer a beautiful, economical, and long-lasting solution for their roofs. Unfortunately, tile roofing can be
March 4, 2019

The Best Type of Roof Underlayment to Protect Your Roof from the Elements

When it comes to roofing, a large portion of homeowners aren’t aware of all the different factors that go into making a roof safe, sturdy, and
February 11, 2019
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Why Steel-Sided Buildings and Homes Require a Weather-Resistant Barrier

Barricade® Building Wrap is a superb house wrap for steel-sided buildings and homes.  Barricade® Building Wrap will effectively protect wall systems of steel-sided structures against moisture
February 4, 2019
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Avoid Thermal Bridging with Continuous Insulation

To avoid thermal bridging in a building’s envelope, contractors must apply continuous insulation that is correctly installed and of high-quality, like Barricade’s Building Wraps. Continuous insulation
January 28, 2019
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Air Barriers Provide Superior Moisture Protection for a Home Over Vapor Barriers

Air barriers are designed to prevent the flow of air, and the moisture attached to it, from entering a building envelope. A vapor barrier only aims
January 21, 2019
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16 Key Components of a Building Envelope Inspection Checklist

Barricade® Building Wraps and Barricade® Thermo-Brace® Structural Insulative Board (S.I.B) are both superb material choices that will help contractors pass a building envelope inspection checklist. Both
January 14, 2019

Barricade Products Deliver 5 Must-Haves for an Energy-Efficient Home

The five energy-efficient must-haves for a modern home include continuous insulation (CI), an air and moisture barrier, high-efficiency heating and cooling systems, controlled ventilation, and energy-efficient
January 7, 2019

BASF Neopor® GPS Gives Insulative Value to Barricade® Thermo-Brace® S.I.B.

Thermo-Brace® Structural Insulative Board (S.I.B) contains BASF Neopor® Graphite Polystyrene (GPS) rigid foam, which gives Barricade Thermo-Brace S.I.B. greater insulative value over competing sheathing materials like
November 5, 2018
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Four Reasons the Right Air Barrier is a Vital Element of an Energy-Efficient Building

The right air barrier system, like Barricade® Building Wrap, is a vital element of a building enclosure. The right air barrier system is needed to ensure
October 8, 2018
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Consequences of a Building Barrier System Failure

New construction projects can avoid air barrier system failures by hiring qualified professionals, utilizing the whole-building airtightness approach, and choosing high quality and manufacturer recommended products.
September 12, 2018
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A Guide to Choosing the Right House Wrap

High-quality house wrap protects your home from water and air leaks and serves as the last line of defense between the environment and your comfort. Having
September 10, 2018
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The Right Permeability of a WRB is Critical to Balancing Moisture Within a Wall System

Determining the optimum permeability of a building wrap is essential to managing moisture intrusion and accumulation. Moisture typically gets in a wall system during severe weather,
September 3, 2018
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4 Reasons Why Thermo-Brace® Replaces the Need for ZIP System® Sheathing

As code requirements become more demanding and energy costs rise, airtight building envelopes become increasingly important. Truly green construction demands an effective, airtight, moisture-resistant barrier that
August 27, 2018

The Importance of House Wrap & Building Envelope Protection

It is a big number, a very big number – 39 quadrillion British thermal units (BTUs). According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), that’s how much
August 13, 2018
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Understanding Vapor Permeability: Your Questions Answered

Have you heard the term “vapor permeability” and wondered what it meant? Need to know what a perm is? What does this have to do with
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