COMMUNITY FORUM

simpsonb

04:53AM | 06/23/05
Member Since: 06/05/05
7 lifetime posts
Bvtools
I'm replacing siding on my house from cedar to fiber board and when I remove the old siding, the tyvek paper will have holes from the old nails. Should I replace the Tyvek paper with new or are these holes fine in the old paper with the fiber cement siding going over them?

Thanks

simpsonb

04:55AM | 06/23/05
Member Since: 06/05/05
7 lifetime posts
I forgot to mention that there is 1" foam behind the Tyvek paper too that is staying.

Thanks

homebild

01:12PM | 06/23/05
Member Since: 01/28/03
693 lifetime posts
You need to remove the Tyvek.

It should not be there in the first place.

Tyvek should not be used over rigid foam insulation. Placing Tyvek over rigid foam renders the Tyvek useless.

Remove the Tyvek and install your fibered cement board directly over the foam.

Nothing else is required.

simpsonb

04:41AM | 06/24/05
Member Since: 06/05/05
7 lifetime posts
Thanks for the reply. Sould I be concerned about the small holes left by the nails from the wood siding that was removed? It will all be covered anyway by the new siding anyway I guess.

homebild

04:20AM | 06/25/05
Member Since: 01/28/03
693 lifetime posts
No, you have no need to worry about any nail holes.

simpsonb

04:03AM | 06/26/05
Member Since: 06/05/05
7 lifetime posts
Thanks, I'll remove the paper and start hanging siding!
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Melt a rainbow of crayons with a hairdryer for a funky and fun pumpkin. Beforehand, try painting the pumpkin in a bright c... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2