Exterior sheathing is sustainably harvested white pine selected for durability, moisture tolerance, environmental friendliness, and non-toxic qualities.
Vapor-barrier flanges are caulked to door and window jambs then taped to wall vapor-barrier after insulating.
Here is a typical strapped-wall with the window and band joist vapor barrier flanges visible.
New-generation sprayed cellulose insulation is sprayed in wall cavities, then scrubbed flush with the studs. Excess fill is vacuumed back into the machine and recycled.
Completed exterior side wall insulation before vapor barrier. Seven inches of blown-in cellulose provides a consistent R-28 with no settling or incomplete fills as is often the case with batt insulation.
Application of vertical rough-sawn pine sheathing over Tyvek on exterior strapped-wall.
Completed side wall vapor-barrier.
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