TAPED

A collection of industry insights, tips and techniques all focused on tape!

May 7, 2019|

The Basics of OSB Construction

Chances are that housing development going up around the corner has OSB (oriented strand board) as exterior sheathing.  Indeed, when you count walls, roofs, and sub-floors, OSB claims about 70% of the wood sheathing market in North America over plywood. But why? Both products have [...]

March 26, 2019|

Why Air Barriers Really Matter

In order to design and build safe, healthy, durable, comfortable and economical buildings airflow must be controlled.  Why? Because airflow carries moisture that impacts a building’s long-term performance as well as it’s indoor air quality and thermal energy. It’s no longer a question of should [...]

February 28, 2019|

The Pros and Cons of Rigid Foam Sheathing

We’re seeing a material shift, literally. There’s a sweeping wave of synthetic, fabricated materials being used more frequently in construction, and this is a paradigm shift in construction. Leading the pack are changes in how we insulate. Read on to learn more about the pros [...]

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