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Microscopic levels of damage can occur in residential water-resistant air barrier membranes during application, and over time, due to wear and tear and environmental elements. Tiny cracks can lead to significant thermal bridging and eventual material failure. In addition, homeowners rarely detect these cracks in time to intervene and repair them before more severe damage occurs.

Termites often damage a house long before the owners realize they have a full-blown infestation. This is why it's important to know how to install termite barriers around houses.

Termites cause $40 billion in damage globally and destroy parts of more than 600,000 houses in the U.S. annually, making termite treatments mandatory. How long does a termite barrier last?

Approved air barrier materials include features that ensure minimum code compliance based on the environment, wall design, and building use and type. Builders can use various air barrier materials or continuous film or coating as long as it includes the following...

Continuous air barrier systems control air, moisture, and heat transfer within the building envelope in order to protect a structure's long-term integrity to help create a healthy indoor environment.