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Tdonnelly

10:02AM | 05/01/03
Member Since: 04/30/03
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Dupont suggests minimum 1" crown staples for installing Homewrap or capped nails.

I was hoping to use a hammer stapler to do the job.

Any suggestions for a tool and staple that will do the job?

I cannot seem to find a 1" crown staple that is compatible with a "slap" stapler.

Thanx
Tom

LDoyle

03:45PM | 05/01/03
Member Since: 06/03/01
327 lifetime posts
Tom, I believe your 'slap stapler' will do the job just fine. The only possible problem could be wind that would tend to tear the housewrap off until the siding is installed over it. Would suggest using Tvyek Housewrap Tape to close all overlaps and loose ends to minimize this possibility.
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