Education & Training

House Wrap Surfactant Field Test

This video details a quick test you can perform in the field to see if your house wrap will protect against surfactants that are found in various siding materials like wood and masonry.
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The Effect of Surfactants on House Wraps

Surfactants, an acronym for "surface acting agents," are compounds that are commonly found in building materials such as concrete, stucco and wood. When these compounds come in contact with water, they can potential compromise the integrity of your house wrap.
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