AIR-SHIELD self-adhering moisture barrier offers a strong and durable option to prevent unwanted air, vapor, and liquid infiltration through the building envelope. This roll-type membrane allows for guaranteed consistent coverage and will adhere to most primed surfaces at minimum temperature of 40° F (4° C). AIR-SHIELD’s self-healing characteristics offer excellent puncture resistance from self-tapping screws or nails during installation.
To help with the proper techniques to treat rough openings with AIR-SHIELD, we offer a detailed guide that covers several suitable detailing options. It’s important to install a transition membrane over every rough opening accurately to secure a tight, dependable building envelope. These guidelines instruct how to properly treat windows, doors, and other rough openings with AIR-SHIELD as well as with fluid-applied materials such as AIR-SHIELD LMP, AIR-SHIELD TMP, and AIR-SHIELD LSR. This guideline also offers an AIR-SHIELD LIQUID FLASHING option.