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March 2020

How rainscreens ‘mind the gap’ to protect walls.

It’s inevitable: moisture will eventually find its way behind the wall cladding. Left unchecked, moisture in a wall cavity can lead to mildew, mold and worse. Rainscreens can prevent such damage by providing a small gap between the exterior cladding and the weather-resistive barrier. New Henry® WeatherSmart® Rainscreen does it with a 6mm ventilation and drainage gap that channels water down and out of the wall assembly.

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August 2019

Dependable window flashing. Essential for blocking moisture.

The US has just experienced its wettest year on record, an inconvenient fact for homes and buildings vulnerable to moisture. Improperly flashed windows can quickly become one of the most vulnerable points in any structure, allowing mold and rot to intrude and take hold.

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July 2019

An under-deck inspection may bring surprises

Summertime is the season for decks, but a deck is only as dependable as the planning that went into it. If proper measures weren’t taken in the construction phase, a deck’s composite surface may look perfect, while a far more troublesome scenario potentially brews in the lumber beneath.

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May 2019

Keeping water out with dependable flashing

When rain or other moisture skids down the building envelope, it will find any available access―even a tiny hole―that will let it infiltrate the wall cavity. More often than not, this vulnerability is found at the window or door frame. Once moisture seeps inside, the area around the wall becomes fertile ground for rot and mold growth. Bad for the wall...and bad for any humans who live or work near it.

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April 2019

Happy Earth Month!

At Henry®, our mission is Building Confidence™―the assurance to our customers and colleagues that Henry solutions can be trusted to meet the highest industry standards, throughout the residential and light commercial building envelope. That mission includes a focus on energy efficiency, livability and sustainability, to benefit owners, occupants, and the environment we all share.

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February 2019

Your One Stop Shop

Look no further for all the components you need to weatherize your project. We can help you develop a complete Building Envelope System® that includes vertical wall and windows, roofing and foundation.

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