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Edward Serafin | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

Plan to sheath with insulated ZIP 4×8 panels. In the interior looking at the 2×6 stud caviity should I caulk the Zip insulation to the stud or is there enough pressure from nails to seal same?

Thanks

Ed

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  1. John Clark | | #1

    The nailing schedule is sufficient to insure sufficient attachment to the studs so the answer is no you do not.

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    Martin Holladay | | #2

    Edward,
    This is the third time you have posted this question (or a comment on your question) on GBA.

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    In the future, please post all comments and additional questions on the first thread you created (Building new home in Delaware and using insulated Zip exterior sheathing).

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