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Old 07-19-2011, 07:06 PM   #1
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How do you feel about using peel and stick for more than just the roof. I am considering using it instead of Tyvek for the wrap. Is this a good or bad idea?
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:31 PM   #2
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theres a peel and stick thats task specific for vertical areas such as sheathing.
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:41 PM   #3
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You could have a problem in the humid climate with the walls not being able to "breath". Also its a little expensive for that application because your not really gaining an advantage by using it as opposed to tyvek or roofing felt. Are you asking for any particular reason?
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I'm an Architect and get asked this a lot. Unless you have a huge amount of openings, edges, flashings, then use a building wrap. Peel and stick is too thick of a membrane for walls. Use a building wrap or even good ole' tarpaper (amazing how well it works when installed right).
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