GBA Logo horizontal Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter X Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Picture icon Hamburger Icon Close Icon Sorted

Air sealing solutions: Where two sidings meet

GLUE, SEALANT, AND FOAM PREVENT INFILTRATION at key intersections in the framing. Yellow = spray foam; Blue = acrylic latex caulk; Red = low VOC construction adhesive.
Image Credit: Steve Baczek / Dan Thornton

A Crack in the Armor

Siding joints are a break in an otherwise continuous surface. When the siding types are different thicknesses, outside and inside corners are created that require extra attention. When one of the materials is brick, this detail gets even trickier.

See this construction drawing
in our Strategies and Details Library

Learn more
about why air sealing the envelope matters.


Log in or create an account to post a comment.


Recent Questions and Replies

  • |
  • |
  • |
  • |