• “According to the U.S. Department of Energy, weather-resistive barriers (WRB) such as housewrap – also known as building wrap – are recognized as an indispensable part of exterior wall systems, protecting building materials from exterior water penetration and keeping them dry. When used properly, the material improves a building’s durability, decreases maintenance costs, and reduces the risk of moisture-related problems such as mold and mildew. No matter what type of exterior cladding is used – and that includes stone and brick veneer and newer stucco systems – WRBs are essential to effective moisture management…” To read more, click below!


    Using Housewrap for Masonry Applications: What You Should Know
    By: David Martin, Ph. D

    Masonry Magazine

    December 2012


    For full article please click here: http://www.masonrymagazine.com/features/1490-using-housewrap-for-masonry-applications-what-you-should-know.html


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