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Old 05-10-2010, 12:24 AM  
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I'm putting the fan fold insulation behind my siding but Im not sure which type of tape to use for sealing the seams? Thanks



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I use tyvek tape or another exterior siding brand. They sell them at the lumberyard, not the box store and are expensive...but hold really well in fluctuating temps.



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Old 05-10-2010, 09:39 AM  
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Ok, thanks. Although, lowes has their knock-off version for a little cheaper?

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I use tyvek tape or another exterior siding brand. They sell them at the lumberyard, not the box store and are expensive...but hold really well in fluctuating temps.
Very nice. And tyvek tape is not that expensive.
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Haha jk.

Tyvek tape for sure. Spend the extra bucks. You will save it on a leak



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