cold OSB

Monitoring Moisture Levels in Double-Stud Walls

Posted on April 25,2015 by user-756436 in cold OSB

Most wood-framed buildings have no insulation on the exterior side of the wall sheathing. That means that the wall sheathing gets cold and wet during the winter.

Choosing the Right Wall Assembly

Posted on April 25,2015 by ScottG in cold OSB

Michael Roland is designing a new house and trying to choose the right wall assembly. It’s down to a choice between a double-stud wall filled with fluffy insulation, or a single wall wrapped in a layer of rigid foam insulation.

How Risky Is Cold OSB Wall Sheathing?

Posted on April 25,2015 by user-756436 in cold OSB

During the winter months, wall sheathing is usually cold. Cold sheathing is risky, since it tends to accumulate moisture during the winter. Unless the sheathing can dry out during the summer months, damp sheathing can rot.

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