With land prices so valuable in Arlington, Virginia, it is often cheaper to tear down an existing home and rebuild a new home on the same lot. That’s exactly what Matthew Gold Design Build LLC did here. The new home is larger, more energy efficient and has high performance cladding including an Ipe hardwood rainscreen system.Read More
The Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System™ has earned high grades throughout the design and construction communities for its completeness as a high-performance wood rain screen system. In addition to multiple fastening options for different wall assemblies, Climate-Shield offers several outside corner options. From marine grade aluminum outside corners to high density hardwood corners, you can choose the best corner option for your rain screen design.Read More
Choosing an Outside Corner Detail for your Wood Rain Screen Design
We are often asked “what is the best way to create an outside corner for the Climate-Shield Rain Screen Wood Siding System”. The short answer to this question is that there are a variety of rain screen outside corner choices to meet your design needs and budget requirements for your rain screen project. Climate-Shield has developed its own aluminum rain screen outside corner that protects the ends of the siding boards and provides an architectural detail for the outside corner of the rain screen. There are also any number of creative wood rain screen outside corner solutions that can be pre-built or assembled on site to meet your rain screen design and construction needs.