The Risinger Build: Episode 6 – Exterior Sheathing & WRB Installation

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Join us on this episode of "The Risinger Build," where Matt dives into the critical details of exterior sheathing. See how using the ZIP System® sheathing not only provides structure but also serves as a water and air barrier, ensuring a strong and energy-efficient home.

In this episode, you’ll get an in-depth look at the installation process of ZIP System R-sheathing, an all-in-one structural panel with built-in exterior insulation. Matt covers the importance of proper sheathing for maintaining structural integrity, especially in high-wind areas. Watch as we walk through the unique features of ZIP System R-sheathing and ZIP System® Roof Sheathing, emphasizing their roles in enhancing both strength and insulation.

@Awesomeframers, Tim Uhler, joins to provide expert insights on sheathing practices and the benefits of advanced framing techniques. Discover how these methods save time, enhance energy efficiency, and contribute to building a high-performance home, even on a budget.

You’ll see a detailed walkthrough of taping and sealing techniques to apply Prosoco’s Joint & Seam Filler, a fiber reinforced fill coat and seam treatment, to ensure the build remains airtight and energy-efficient. By the end of this episode, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of how to handle complex sheathing details to build a tighter, more durable, and energy-efficient home. Join The Risinger Build for more expert tips and practical solutions in home construction!

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