Home Slicker

Home Slicker

Credit: Benjamin Obdyke Inc.

What makes this product green?

  • Prevents moisture or air quality problems
  • Durable or low-maintenance


Home Slicker® is a ventilating and self-draining rainscreenConstruction detail appropriate for all but the driest climates to prevent moisture entry and to extend the life of siding and sheathing materials; most commonly produced by installing thin strapping to hold the siding away from the sheathing by a quarter-inch to three-quarters of an inch. for use under siding, which provides a thermal break and moisture protection for sidewalls. Home Slicker's 3-dimensional, 0.25"-thick matrix provides a continuous space for drying, drainage, and pressure equalization and is for use under sidings such as wood, fiber-cement, EIFS, and vinylCommon term for polyvinyl chloride (PVC). In chemistry, vinyl refers to a carbon-and-hydrogen group (H2C=CH–) that attaches to another functional group, such as chlorine (vinyl chloride) or acetate (vinyl acetate).. Benjamin Obdyke also manufactures Home Slicker Stone & Stucco®—formerly known as Mortairvent—which alleviates moisture problems specifically in stone, stucco, and masonry applications. Home Slicker products come with a 50-year limited warranty.

Manufacturer Information

Benjamin Obdyke Inc.
400 Babylon Rd., Ste. A
Horsham, PA 19044
Phone: 215-672-7200
Fax: 215-672-5204
Toll-free: 800-523-5261

Listed in: Weather-Resistive Barriers