First-hand Contractor Recommendation

Senior estimator Josh Turner explains why his company switched to VaproShield’s WrapShield SA Self-Adhered from the specified fluid-applied air barrier. 

Re-writing the WRB/Air Barrier Rules

  • Major reason for the change was that the temperature was going to be too cold [to install] the fluid-applied membrane, WrapShield SA Self-Adhered could be installed in below freezing temps.
  • Easier phased floor-by-floor installation, no mobilizations for additional equipment were required.
  • With WrapShield SA Self-Adhered there was zero overspray onto windows, structures or people below, cost and trouble to mask of floors below would have been cost prohibitive

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