How does the Aero barrier air barrier spray work?


What is the process to seal a house using Aero barrier spray?

Santiago Pacheco Published: Feb. 13, 2020, 11:06 a.m.Last updated: Sept. 9, 2020, 3:29 p.m.

The aero barrier will not work in the vertical plane. Can you explain this concept? the vertical plane need another method to seal?

Responses (3)

Michael Spriggings Feb. 14, 2020, 9:54 p.m. Reply

So would you suggest using air barrier and tape first? Or go straight for the Aerobarrier and bypass all the hassle of membrane and tape? Or is this for homes that have a blower door test and fail? And, if getting rid of the membrane and tape, on balance what is the cost difference? Thanks!

Mike Reynolds
Mike Reynolds Feb. 19, 2020, 3:37 p.m. Reply

Aero barrier is something we would do after we have already done our best at diligently installing an air barrier. The particles need some sort of substrate to adhere to, it isn't a coating thick enough that you could forgo an *actual* air barrier, this is intended to fill the thousands of little holes that are there that you don't even know exist.