Outside Corner Zip Sheathing – Tape or Not?
What happens if a builder does not tape the outside corners of zip sheathing (NOT zip R)? In addition, some of these corners are not installed such that one side overlaps the other … some corners have a gap where the corner bead is exposed.
Would taping in a haphazard way, leaving bubbles, etc. be worse than leaving it exposed, which may make drying easier if the sheathing became wet? What about bug infiltration?
Corner is covered by vinyl siding corner piece at the moment, but builder is willing to remove and redo.
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