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Installation Tips


  • 1
    Hard-Coat Stucco/Adhered Stone Over ZIP System Sheathing
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    ZIP System sheathing is recognized in ESR-1474 as a combination wood-structural panel, water-resistive barrier and air barrier. This technical tip discusses the installation requirements for ZIP System sheathing when used in hard-coat stucco/adhered stone applications.


  • 2
    Free-Standing Exterior Deck with ZIP System R-Sheathing

    When building a wood deck where ZIP System R-Sheathing is used, Huber Engineered Woods recommends building a free-standing or “self-supported” deck.


  • 3
    Termite Treatments on ZIP System Sheathing

    This document provides information regarding the guidelines and application of termite treatments on ZIP System Sheathing panels.


  • 4
    ZIP System R-Sheathing Installation over Light-Gauge Metal Framing
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    ZIP System R-Sheathing may be used over light-gauge metal framing without voiding the 30 year limited warranty provided the conditions and limitations covered in this Tech Tip are followed.


  • 5
    Acceptable Roof and Wall Coverings

    This technical tip provides a list of roof and wall coverings acceptable for direct application to ZIP System Sheathing.


  • 6
    Wet Spray Cellulose Insulation with ZIP System Sheathing

    This document provides Information regarding the proper installation of wet blown cellulose insulation with ZIP System Sheathing.


  • 7
    ZIP System Gun with Liner-Less ZIP System Tape

    This Technical Tip displays a step by step process on how to load existing ZIP System Tape guns with liner-less ZIP System Tape.


  • 8
    Spray Foam Insulation with ZIP System Sheathing

    This document discusses the two types of spray foam insulation that can be used with ZIP System® Sheathing panels and how they perform.


  • 9
    Can I Use Liquid Flash to Seal Panel Seams?

    Although designed as a flashing product, ZIP System Liquid Flash can also be used to seal the seams of ZIP System sheathing panels.


  • 10
    ZIP System Fasteners FAQs
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    This document addresses fastening, over-driven fasteners, water-resistive barrier function, and field testing of ZIP System Sheathing and Tape.