In this video I’m going to give you 5 Tips for building a home for clients who are nearing retirement (specifically a house in the Southern US). I tend to find that the Baby Boomer generation hears my message about efficient, durable, low maintenance, and comfortable. I’m pretty sure these tips will work for anyone else considering a new BUILD too!
Tip #1 Drain the Rain – Housewrap & Air Sealing
Nothing Kills a house faster than Water. If you are building a house to last, you must pay attention to the waterproofing details. In this BUILD we used Tyvek Commercial D housewrap along with all their flashing accessories for the window & door penetrations. Here’s the video I shot of the Jeld-Wen window install using DuPont’s Best Practice methods. I’ve been using Tyvek for years now and it’s my go-to standard for a house with overhangs.Read More »