Advice on WRB for a Pole Barn
I am getting ready to have a pole barn built. The loft of the structure is going to be heated space, but I’d like to build the main level good enough that I can convert it to conditioned space in the future if needed. I will be putting insulation under the slab floor, and have also specified that I’d like a WRB during construction in the contract. I did not have the contractor install sheathing; I was planning on sheathing on the interior side of the girts with OSB and taping the seams myself with a good tape when I do the work to finish the loft area (the contractor is leaving the loft unfinished).
My question is regarding the wrb — the contractor is intending on using tyvek for the WRB, but I was wondering if I should ask (and pay) for a better product like a blueskin peel & stick? I don’t know if it can be installed over girts instead of sheathing, but I’d assume that it would be a better result than tyvek nonetheless.
Thanks in advance for the advice.
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