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March 2019. TYPAR® Wraps up IBS 2019 With the Ultimate Defense Against the Elements

This year at the 2019 International Builders’ Show, TYPAR, the industry leader in weather protection, let its Southern roots come to life. With a rustic bar scene, cornhole games and Hatch prints surrounding the booth, there was no doubt that attendees were in for a Nashville experience the moment More...

February 2019. TYPAR® to Showcase Full Line of Weather Protection Products at 2019 International Builders’ Show®

OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – This year at the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, TYPAR®, the industry’s leader in weather protection, will showcase the full line of TYPAR products (booth C4515), including its newest product, TYPAR® Drainable Wrap.The latest addition to the TYPAR® Weath More...

January 2019. Roll with TYPAR Contest Give Contractors and Builders a Chance for Free Trip the 2019 International Builders’ Show

TYPAR is giving one lucky person a chance to win a free trip to the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® with their “Roll with TYPAR” social media contest. Whether you’re a builder, contractor or architect, anyone 18 years or older in the U.S. or Canada can enter to win.  Contestant More...

January 2019. The Importance of Surfactant Resistance in Building Wrap

Among the many performance characteristics to consider when choosing a building wrap, surfactant resistance is one that can be easily underestimated. However, builders and contractors who do not having at least a basic understanding of surfactants and how they impact the performance of building wrap More...

November 2018. Geographic and Climate Considerations to Keep in Mind When Choosing Building Wrap

Among the many different factors to consider when choosing a building wrap, geographic and climate considerations—specifically relating to annual rainfall—should always be top of mind. Not all building wrap materials perform at the same levels, especially when they’re being installed across a More...

September 2018. Green Builder, “Innovation Leads to High-Performance Building Solutions”

Green Builder Media and TYPAR® have recently teamed up to bring you Innovation Leads to High-Performance Building Solutions—a comprehensive e-book that covers the important systems and products designed to manage the building envelope, insulation, and indoor air quality. Dig deeper into the impor More...

September 2018. The Construction Specifier, Managing Moisture Without Sacrificing Breathability

There is no such thing as a “waterproof” wall. However, with the growing number of methods for managing moisture, builders now have multiple ways to keep a wall dry. Bijan Mansouri, TYPAR® Technical Manager, talks about the different ways to keep a wall dry, and consideration More...

August 2018. Innovative Drainage Products Take on Bulk Water

Advances in material technology have resulted in innovative solutions for protecting our homes and buildings from the elements, while allowing them to both release vapor buildup and drain bulk water. And with a growing number of products hitting the market to address this need, it’s important to u More...

August 2018. The Construction Specifier E-Book: Exploring Air and Water-Resistive Barriers

The Construction Specifier and TYPAR® recently teamed up for an in-depth look at best practices for managing airflow and moisture intrusion within wall assemblies in the e-book, Exploring Air and Water-Resistive Barriers. Through a curated collection of technical articles, the four-part e-book expl More...

July 2018. Tips for Selecting a High-Performance Housewrap

Tip #1: Don’t mix water with wood. Tip #2: Don’t let damp wood stay wet. Intuitive? Of course it is. Wet wood rots. Yet, this is a lesson the building industry has had to learn the hard way – and more than once – since necessarily stringent building codes have gone into effect in recent year More...

June 2018. Building Enclosure, New Generation of Building Wraps

From rainscreens to integrated fibrous layers to wraps with spacers or dimples, advances in material technology have resulted in innovative drainage solutions for protecting our homes against the elements of nature. Written by Bijan Mansouri, TYPAR® Technical Manager, the entire article can be foun More...

June 2018. Walls & Ceilings, What One Needs to Know About Durable Housewraps

With the various ways water can find its way into a building, it is important for a builder to employ a systematic approach to moisture management that restricts bulk water from entering into the building envelope. Fortunately, Bijan Mansouri, Technical Manager for TYPAR®, outlines how to reduce th More...

June 2018. Importance of Vapor Permeability in Housewrap

Did you know that the average, single-family home produces 3-6 gallons of moisture every day? Normal activities such as cooking, showering, and doing laundry generate moisture that can dissipate throughout the home and potentially into wall cavities.This is yet another area where a high-performance More...

June 2018. Construction Specifier, Using Building Wraps as Air Barriers

The Construction Specifier recently featured an article highlighting the importance of controlling the movement of air between the interior and exterior environments of a home. Learn how the use of a building wrap as an air barrier to guard against airflow can help the performance More...

June 2018. Building Enclosure, Finding Harmony Between Waterproofing and Breathability

With as many ways as there are to construct a wall system, there are an equal number of ways to try to keep that wall dry. In this article featured in Building Enclosure magazine, Bijan Mansouri, Technical Manager for TYPAR® construction products, outlines how to properly design More...

June 2018. Construction Canada, Moisture Management Through Drainage

There are various products on the construction market aimed at moisture management, from building wraps, rainscreen systems, and caulks to sealants and self-adhered flashing membranes. However, in the race to keep walls dry, builders may be inadvertently making it easier for moistur More...