An unscientific — but telling — trial of air-sealing tapes
Anyone building an energy-efficient house has to pay attention to airtightness. Leaks can occur through cracks between panels of wall sheathing, around windows and doors, at wall and ceiling penetrations, and in a variety of other places. While some of these leaks can be sealed with caulk or spray foam, others are best sealed with a high-quality construction tape.
[To read more of Martin Holladay’s article from the April/May 2013 issue of Fine Homebuilding, click the link below.]