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Archives: September 2012

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by Tara Murray, Marketing Manager at Benjamin Obdyke Here are 10 reasons NOT to tape HydroGap’s seams. While we certainly believe that you shouldn’t have to tape the seams, some manufacturers of housewrap require it. To this point, make sure to do your homework! Annnd here we go: 1. Elimination of seam tape allows for unrestricted drainage path (no reverse flashing). 2. Drainage space provides path of least resistance down and out of the wall system – moisture won’t migrate laterally at...

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