Bug screen for rainscreen strapping…how wide to cut?
I’m a rookie with this. First time building a rainscreen. I’ve got my WBB on the house and would like to apply my 3/8 strapping to create and airgap.
I picked up a few hundred feet of 4′ bug screen and I will first apply a layer top and bottom, then my strapping and then staple the bug screen on-top of the strapping making the air gap, hopefully, bug free.
So, question. How much bug screen do I need to apply? I was thinking 6″ strip, staple to sheathing/WRB 3″ up, then wrap it over-top giving me 3″ wrap. Is this enough? Basically, its just the bottom that will be covered that’s important, but curious how far guys wrap it up the sides?
I was going to do ridge vent but its $$$!!!
Thanks in advance
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