Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
DRH1175

Siding question

7 posts in this topic

When re siding do you have to re wrap the house or does the old wrap work?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's not much of a "barrier" with holes in it, is it?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is it code? I am having it done and was just wondering if I should expect new wrap. My point exactly. What good is it if it is full of holes. Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If I'm not mistaken, this is an insurance claim. They pay in a specific line item on your adjuster's papers to replace the house wrap. If they are paying for it, I would have it done.

If not, I would leave it up to the inspector on what they want. I am pretty sure they would say to replace it. This doesn't necessarily mean the old stuff is torn off, but new wrap should be put on.

Is it code? Yes, house wrap is code and it must be taped on vertical laps, so that would make me think it should not have any holes in it.

On our jobs, we add a price for new house wrap and you bet we put it on.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you do a remodel,upgrade, code is to be brought up to current specs.However the condition of the barrior that is there and code, is up to the local inspecter If its damaged,Ask.Because code is how that inspecter inturprets it.My guess is replacement seeing taped laps are normally done to prevent moisture transfer and its not completely sealed with holes.But its up to the inspecter.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here's a trick I saw a sider use. When removing the old siding, he drew a line at the top of each row. All pieces that were cut were marked and later used as a pattern for the new pieces. This worked especially well for shakes and peakes. Note: by doing this they were able to place the new nails directly in the old holes thus no new holes in the wrap.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks, I will have to look at the insurance claim to make sure. The old wrap on my garage isn't even taped on the vertical seams. Sure hope they do the wrap.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Great pictures and even better memories.
    • Feb. 18, 2017 Chelsea Clinton took to Twitter this week asking her followers for some help identifying synonyms for the words “sick,” “horrifying” and “awful.” “I need a thesaurus. What’s another word for horrifying? Sick? Awful? Running out of adjectives these days that mean unconscionably terrible,” Clinton tweeting, linking to a story about an illegal immigrant who was detained when she sought a protective order against a domestic abuser. Clinton received a lot of responses, but one Twitter user gave Clinton an answer she never expected. That user is Juanita Broaddrick, one of the myriad of women that has accused Clinton’s father, former President Bill Clinton, of rape or sexual abuse. Broaddrick alleges that Clinton raped her in 1978 when he was attorney general of Arkansas. She responded to Clinton’s request by tweeting, “Well, since you asked, Here’s my definition of horrifying, sick & awful. Answer: Your father, Bill Clinton.” Twitter was entertained — and many thought Broaddrick should have added Clinton’s mom, twice-failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, to the list of synonyms for “horrifying” as well:  
    • Sonar units continue to be an anglers best friend. Still some suspended fish out there. Working every fish hard is key. Some fish are players and some pretenders. A good tullibee and perch bite in some areas amongst walleyes / saugers. The anglers working a spoon and a dead stick with a plain hook and minnow are doing good.  Key depth  29-33 ft in the morning/afternoon and 17-24 before dusk.  Best colors continue to be glow red and gold on jigging spoons tipped with minnow head or tail. Snow pack on the lake is disappearing and ice is still very good.   The Rainy River morning and evening bite has been okay. Know the river or use a resort or guide for safety. Warm weather and current will effect areas harsher than others.   The snowmobile trail is staked from Wheeler's Point to Baudette on the river.  Do not deviate from trail unless you are familiar with ice conditions.   Up at the NW Angle, fishing has really picked up. The dead stick is producing the most fish with depths under a foot off of the bottom. Lots fish in the slot, as well as some over 28 inches! On the Canadian side, walleyes are being caught in transition zones, with gold and pink and whites being the hot colors. The crappie bite is at 30 ft plus in the mud with Tungsten jigs tipped with plastic. Jigging spoons with a minnow head are also producing fish. Remember to move on to another species after you have your limit of crappies as these fish have a high mortality rate over 25' of water. Work through resorts and stay on ice road. Fish houses can stay on ice through March, walleyes/saugers through April 14th.  
    •   Because some door knob Atheist on a Fishing forum keeps bring it up even though they don't believe in it-oddly?  
    • 23 games in 41 days after the mandated break, and the horrid streak for teams after their break contiunes i think its like 3-13-4.  That is going to put a lot of strain on players playing that many games in that short amount of time.  We will probably be seeing Kemps at least once a week I would guess, but if he can be remotely close to his last start we should be alright.
    •   Where do you get your info?            
    • Thanks for the additional advice. I had been thinking that I didn't need the fancy EPS, ESP, etc.
    •   We don't need Jesus for that - Trump's already got it covered....
    •   Yup.   Being the policeman for the world is straining our finances but some seem to be blind to the fact that inviting more people to come over and risking more going on an already unsustainable welfare state will have the same effect.     Of course, we can continue to just print the money we need. And I don't think Jesus will be performing a Loaves and Fishes type miracle with our currency anytime soon.   I'm beginning to get what Del meant when he said go far enough to the right and you eventually become the left
  • Our Sponsors