Bug screen/rainscreen isn’t done here in zone 6a?
I’m doing a exterior insulation retrofit while re siding my 1953 house in South Dakota which is very unusual for our area. (R 13 Fluffy, zip, 2″eps, drainwrap with rain & bug screen topped by lp smartside) I was just reading up on the Coravent SV-5 Siding Vent that my contractor picked out for the bugscreen. I was reading mixed reports with many references to a U channel or window screen or even just no bug screen. Now my anxiety is hitting, please quickly inform me of whatever I should know for my climate zone of 6A. Siding starts tomorrow and I’m terribly nervous arranging this myself without experienced guidance assisting me other than this forum. My contractor is enthusiastic but inexperienced with rainscreens as they are rarely done in these parts. Thank you for any input! Please please dont hold back anything, I need all the help you can offer.
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