Application of redwood rainscreen (horizontal) on painted brick
My husband and I are researching the application of a rain screen (the horizontal siding you see in all the modern homes these days) on existing painted brick. Our home is made of solid brick and cinder block. It is painted a hideous color and we are in the process of having part of it stucco’d and a smaller portion that will go around a front door ‘rain screened’ with either a grade A redwood or Ipe.
My question is does anyone know the layers of construction that are required? Since the house is painted and the brick has been subjected to rain and other weather do we need to apply the tyvek paper or other protecting, and then apply a type of bug screen such as cor-a-vent, and then furring strips and the horizontal slats?
I have enclosed a picture of our brick as well as a picture of what we are wanting to do. Any insight to this would be much appreciated.
A new home owner DIY’er.
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