Modern Exterior Design Using Trespa Pura Siding

Posted by Joni Aveni on Tue, Dec 29, 2020 @ 05:12 AM

When we were house hunting, we were shown a property on a gorgeous lake at a phenomenal price that met all our home needs. There was only one catch: it was ugly. Or, in realtor parlance, it “lacked curb appeal.” Thank goodness there was a modern solution, and a beautiful one.


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Topics: Rain Screen, Trespa, design ideas, wood siding, Pura NFC siding, siding installation

Architect Chooses Climate-Shield Rainscreen for New Home

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 22, 2020 @ 04:09 AM

Have you ever wondered what architects choose to clad their new home designs? And why? Most designers will handle their choice of materials in much the same way they would with any of their clients. First, they determine what is most important to their client and why. Then they work together to establish a design concept, an initial budget, more detailed drawings and ultimately a construction schedule.

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Topics: Rain Screen, rainscreen design

Water Infiltration and How Wood Rainscreens Work

Posted by John Parent on Tue, Jun 2, 2020 @ 05:06 AM

Most people in the building community understand what a rainscreen is.  Simply put, it is a separation of the cladding of a building from the structure of the building.  It’s like adding a second layer of protection against the elements. Why do we need it?  Because water is trying to kill your house.  While that may sound a little melodramatic, the truth is, water will make its way into any building eventually.  How does this happen and what can you do to protect your home?

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Topics: Rain Screen, rain screen installation, rainscreen, Sustainable design

Climate-Shield Rain Screen System Develops New Attachment Component

Posted by Chris Nolan on Thu, Apr 30, 2020 @ 15:04 PM

The latest innovation in rain screen system technology was recently developed – the Climate-Shield Rain Screen Attachment Channel. This multipurpose rain screen attachment channel was designed to create a firm attachment for the Climate-Shield CS2 Rain Screen Clips to wall assemblies that do not have structural sheathing. Like other Climate-Shield rain screen system components, the rain screen attachment channel is manufactured in the US of marine grade aluminum for strength, extended lifetime, no galvanic reaction, reliability and low cost.

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Topics: Rain Screen

What Every Builder Should Know About Wood Rain Screens

Posted by Chris Nolan on Wed, Apr 29, 2020 @ 12:04 PM

Wood rain screens are naturally beautiful. And they perform exceptionally well. If your clients know about them, they will likely want one on their home. If they don’t know about them, you should educate them. They deserve to know and so do you.

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Topics: Rain Screen