How Much Does a Wood Rain Screen Really Cost?

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Jan 15, 2019 @ 05:01 AM

    Rain screens are not new. They’ve have been around for hundreds of years and are highly effective. It’s only recently that they’ve caught on in North America.  Today, we build our houses to be so tight and energy efficient, a rain screen is a necessity. It’s often the only way to make sure that moisture and mold don’t affect your home or building.  Protect your investment. Look at the total cost of a rainscreen before making your decision.

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    Topics: wood rainscreen installation, rain screen installation, rain screen pricing

    How to Install Climate-Shield Wood Rain Screen Siding Vertically

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 @ 05:10 AM

    Climate-Shield Vertical Wood Rain Screen Siding Installation Tips

    Part of the appeal of the Climate-Shield rain screen system is its versatility. You can  design and build as a vertical siding or horizontal wood siding installation. Climate-Shield makes vertical rain screen installations faster and more dependable. Here are some important tips to help you get the best vertical rain screen siding installation results. 

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    Topics: rain screen installation, wood rainscreen installation

    How Climate-Shield Became the Most Respected Wood Rain Screen System

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 05:09 AM

    The Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System was officially released in 2011 and quickly became the most widely specified wood rain screen system in North America. How? Climate-Shield created a new design that eliminated the drawbacks of existing wood rain screen clips that required wood furring strips.  And that was just the beginning. Since then, Climate-Shield has developed an entire product line for specialty wood siding design and construction. The patented rain screen system represents a paradigm shift for sustainable design of exterior facades.

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    Topics: rain screen design, rain screen installation, Climate-Shield Rain Screen System

    How Climate Shield Rain Screen Helps Builders Address Labor Shortages

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Feb 20, 2018 @ 06:02 AM

    With construction starts continuing to ramp up, and a low availability of skilled labor, many contractors consider labor shortages as one of, if not their biggest, business challenges. For many construction companies, labor concerns can severely limit their ability to deliver a quality project, on time and on budget. Because of its design, the Climate-Shield rain screen system can help builders overcome this major business obstacle for the wood siding portion of their project.

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    Topics: rain screen installation

    Introducing the Wood Rain Screen Installation Checklist for Builders

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 @ 06:01 AM

    Introducing the “Builders Rain Screen Installation Checklist” - to help guide builders, remodelers, tradespeople and other construction professionals through the entire wood rain screen process. Everything you need is a single click away. From planning your Climate-Shield rain screen project through final job completion, this free 1-page download will direct you, ‘step-by-step’ to the right information at the right time in your building process, like a map.

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    Topics: rain screen installation