Airtight Wall and Roof Sheathing

Airtight Wall and Roof Sheathing

If I did not already own a Hayhut, I would build this.  Feeds one round bale or six to eight square bales. All treated wood, solid roof sheathing, keeps hay off the ground, virtually eliminates waste and spoilage. Every edge is chamfered for horse safety. Built on skids, the unit is completely portable, so I can move it to fresh ground or another field anytime, pulling it with a pickup truck. It wasn't cheap, but it has paid for itself in savings in hay.

Feeds one round bale or six to eight square bales. All treated wood, solid roof sheathing, keeps hay off the ground, virtually eliminates waste and spoilage. Every edge is chamfered for horse safety. Built on skids, the unit is completely portable.

AccuBlock is designed for unventilated attic spaces, providing a seal between the top plate and roof sheathing where attic insulation is most vulnerable.

AccuBlock is designed for unventilated attic spaces, providing a seal between the top plate and roof sheathing where attic insulation is most vulnerable.

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing This type of insulated roof assembly limits thermal bridging through rafters   Read more: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/articles/dept/musings/how-install-rigid-foam-top-roof-sheathing#ixzz50sKUV2cJ  Follow us: @gbadvisor on Twitter | GreenBuilding Advisor on Facebook

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing. This type of insulated roof assembly limits thermal bridging through rafters.

ZIP Roofing Panels, Roofing System, Roof Sheathing, ZIP System Wall Sheathing. Plywood Roof Sheathing | Huber Engineered Woods

ZIP System products include roof sheathing, wall sheathing and flash tape. These products make up the ultimate wall and roofing system that is easy to install and provides more moisture protection compared to other housewrap products.

Missing Gutter Apron - When water flows off the edge of your roof, some of it clings to the underside of the shingles and dribbles toward the fascia. If you have gutters but no gutter apron to stop the water, it will wick behind the gutter. Eventually the fascia, soffits and even the roof sheathing will rot. You may see water stains below the gutter on the fascia and soffit. This is a sure sign that the gutter apron is missing.The best time to add gutter apron is when you're getting new…

7 Roof Problems and What to Do About Them

Missing Gutter Apron When water flows off the edge of your roof, some of it clings to the underside of the shingles and dribbles toward the fascia. If you have gutters but no gutter apron to stop the water, it will wick behind the gutter.

dark grey sided houses | Our Steel can be installed on roof sheathing or over existing shingles ...

dark grey sided houses | Our Steel can be installed on roof sheathing or over existing shingles ...

Roof sheathing

In the early residential builders knew almost nothing about air tightness. Nowadays, there's plenty of data showing why it's so important to air-seal houses.

Open-Cell Spray Foam and Damp Roof Sheathing When open-cell spray foam insulation is installed on the underside of OSB roof sheathing, the sheathing sometimes gets damp.   (free content but registration required)

Open-Cell Spray Foam and Damp Roof Sheathing When open-cell spray foam insulation is installed on the underside of OSB roof sheathing, the sheathing sometimes gets damp. (free content but registration required)

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing

Roof Coping Definition & Exceptional Roofing Sheathing/Plywood Overhang Fascia Thickness Sc 1 St Books And Boardies

Roof Coping Definition & Exceptional Roofing Sheathing/Plywood Overhang Fascia Thickness Sc 1 St Books And Boardies

Preserve The Attic's Airflow: Covering up the soffit vents with loose fill or batts, which can happen if you stuff insulation along the eaves, is a huge no-no. The airflow from the soffits to the ridge vent keeps the roof cool and prevents ice dams, and the material will block that flow. For the same reason, insulation shouldn't touch the roof's underside. Staple plastic or foam baffles to the roof sheathing, near the eaves, to keep the material away.

Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic

Why preserving your attic's airflow is critical. And how to do it when replacing insulation.

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