Posts Tagged ‘Installation’

 

Always Read the Instructions
Jan 12, 2018 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

One of the ones we neglect most often is to follow the manufacturer’s Instructions, something the Ol’ Sage Builder recommends you do!

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Install your house wrap correctly!
Oct 13, 2017 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Housewrap is a great way to reduce air leakage and prevent water from entering the wall system, however care must be taken to ensure it gets installed correctly!

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Installing shingles over your SolarBord
Jan 30, 2017 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Get some new insight from the Ol’ Sage Builder on if you can apply fiberglass shingles to your SolarBord Sheathing!

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Is installing Windstorm horizontally a good idea?
Jan 16, 2017 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Thinking about installing your Windstorm panels horizontally? Is it even possible? You best check in with the Ol’ Sage Builder before starting that project, he’ll set you right!

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Better Configurations for Drywall Corners
Oct 26, 2016 | Posted in DIY, The Ol' Sage Builder

A traditional three-stud corner means you have to insert attachment screws at an angle which can rip the paper face and may leave a slight bump in the finish – why not learn a better way of doing it! Read on for a new method by the Ol’ Sage Builder.

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Secrets to OSB Sheathing Success
Sep 28, 2016 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

OSB sheathing is a sustainable, durable, economical and practical choice for builders and framers. OSB sheathing success relies on proper installation and there are a number of strategies to follow to minimize call backs and to ensure that your build enjoys longevity and aesthetic appeal.

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Installing Longer Wall Panels Vertically
May 2, 2016 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Can you install our longer OSB Wall sheathing panels vertically? Well, of course you can and the Ol’ Sage lets you know why you should.

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I-Joist Installation Tips
Mar 30, 2016 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers

I-Joists are engineered wood products that are gaining popularity with building professionals. Engineered I-Joists are manufactured under exacting conditions to ensure consistent strength that provides long span and high load capabilities. These installation tips are supplementary to your manufacturer’s instructions and technical guides.

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Don’t Install your OSB Wall Panels as Tight as Possible
Mar 17, 2016 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Many framers are being told to install OSB wall panels/sheathing as tight as possible in order to create a tighter building envelope and meet energy codes. While this may make some sense, there are inherent pitfalls to this strategy.

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How important is Panel Spacing?
Feb 12, 2016 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

So is the spacing between your OSB panels actually important? Better consult the Ol’ Sage….

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Overdriven Fasteners and Shear Capacity
Jan 26, 2016 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Overdriven fasteners can affect the shear capacity. Here are the important things to look for and if necessary corrective actions required as outlined by the APA.

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Asphalt Shingle Installation Guidelines
Sep 4, 2015 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

Asphalt shingles make a great roof and there lots of options in color, appearance and grades to choose from. Let the Ol’ Sage Builder help you sort through this!

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