What is house wrap?

Answer Installed under exterior siding, house wraps repel water and serve as an air flow barrier in buildings. House wraps can prevent the growth of mold, dry rot and water damage to building frames. Buil... Read More »

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Your contractor said he would use Tvek house wrap under the vinyl siding and the house has something called Easy Gard is this the same thing?

Answer easy Gard EasyGard is not a DuPont product, unlike some apparent claims made at Home Improvement Stores. Qingdao G & E Bio-Polytex Company LtdA makes EasyGard (also known as G & E Houseguard... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of House Wrap?

House wrap is a plastic material that installs directly over the sheathing of the home. It is usually installed before windows and doors are installed. House wrap is held in place with wide head fa... Read More »

Types of House Wrap?

House wrap is a product made of paper sheet or felt that is asphalt coated to protect a house against the weather. It is also known as tar paper. It serves as a barrier to protect the house against... Read More »

Purpose of House Wrap?

House wrap protects the structural materials of a house from moisture damage. The wrap is a specially engineered plastic membrane attached to a home's sheathing, the layer of boards that goes over ... Read More »