Tyvek House Wrap Installation

Project: Lifespan House, Episode 3, Part 4



Bob walks the I'On neighborhood, which is built around myriad architectural styles and designs. He remarks on some of these variations, before returning to the project house site, where the roof framing is underway.

Bryan Readling (from the APA) joins to review the products being used on the roof, including Peel & Seal tape, a joint sealer, and LP TechShield, a reflective sheathing product.

Back on the ground, construction consultant Steve Easley demonstrates how to install Tyvek wrap around the house.
Part 1: Tour of I'On Architecture
Part 2: Cutting and Laying Roof Rafters for the Vaulted Roof
Part 3: Roof Framing for Hurricane Safety and Energy Savings
Part 4: Tyvek House Wrap Installation
Bob meets with building consultant Steven Easley to learn about Tyvek: what it is, how it works, and how to install it.
Bob Vila heads to the Low Country: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Steeped in tradition, this historic suburb of Charleston is the scene, not only of a remarkable new home, but of a remarkable transformation in suburban living at the developing community of I'On.

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