Remodeling Tips and Reviews

How to Install Tyvek Barrier

How to Install Tyvek Barrier

Installing Tyvek is not a hard process. But, doing it wrong can be a very expensive lesson a few years down the road when the siding has to be removed and the house’s shell has to be repaired from water damage and wood rot. In its simplest form tyvek must overlap top to bottom 6″ much like shingles in your roof. Staples are the easiest way to install...

Properly installing wood Siding over Tyvek and other barriers

Properly installing wood Siding over Tyvek and other barriers

Installing siding seems like a pretty simple project. It is usually just a matter of nailing it up level and making sure the lapping and cuts are all square and properly spaced. This would be a naive perspective to assume when installing wood siding on a new home.  With the advent of wrapping houses in Tyvek and similar products builders have done a great job...