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Old 01-01-2012, 03:22 PM   #16
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Rivets in Vinyl Siding - Is this Normal?


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Lone - WRB? not familiar with the term.
I used to have a chart for the siding I sold, said what Gaps to leave at what temperatures.
Water or Weather Resistive Barrier.


http://www.toolbase.org/Design-Const...stive-barriers

The preparation of the wall is as important (more important in some folks opinion) as the installation of the cladding. My opinion is that both have to work in conjunction with one another, primarily through specific flashing details that manage water infiltration and force that water back to the outside of the cladding.
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:58 PM   #17
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lone is right, the prep work is the most important part of a siding job.. get the place 100% weather tight before a single piece of siding gets hung.. the only leaks you should be hearing about from the home owner are from the windows the home owner left open during the rain storm thats their fault not the installers fault
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