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HardieWrap® Weather Barriers

Like all James Hardie® exterior products, HardieWrap® weather barriers are specifically Engineered for Climate®, so your home’s second line of defense stands up to the elements, no matter where you live.

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HardieWrap® Weather Barriers
WEATHER BARRIER
HardieWrap weather barrier provides a balance of water resistance and breathability, reducing water intrusion while allowing water vapor from inside your home to escape. This keeps the area within your walls dry. The material is composed of high-performance, non-perforated, non-woven polyolefin with a unique MicroTech™ Coating that helps prevent mildew and reduces energy loss (potentially saving you money).
Lengths:
Widths:
1200"
108"
1200"
36"
1800"
108"
1800"
120"
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HardieWrap® Weather Barriers
PRO-FLASHING
HardieWrap Pro-Flashing is a butyl rubber self-adhesive designed to peel and stick around windows and doors to prevent water and air intrusion. It also self-seals around fasteners.
Lengths:
Widths:
900"
4"
900"
6"
900"
9"
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HardieWrap® Weather Barriers
FLEX FLASHING
HardieWrap Flex Flashing is designed to easily stretch and seal around custom shapes—including windows and doorsills—to prevent water and air from entering the home.
Lengths:
Widths:
900"
6"
900"
9"
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HardieWrap® Weather Barriers
SEAM TAPE
HardieWrap Seam Tape is designed to seal vertical and horizontal seams and small holes in the weather barrier to prevent air and water infiltration. Our seam tape adheres to most surfaces and contains no asphalts, VOCs (volatile organic compounds) or solvents, which can reduce adhesion over time.
Lengths:
Widths:
1980"
1.88"

Protect Your Home

Together, HardieWrap weather barrier, HardieWrap Pro-Flashing, HardieWrap Flex Fashing and HardieWrap Seam Tape form an important part of a home's weather protection envelope.
 
When installed properly, these products help prevent water damage, mildew and energy loss.
In independent tests, HardieWrap weather barrier outperformed its nearest competition in each of these categories: water holdout, air penetration resistance and tear resistance.

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HardieWrap weather barrier is installed over the sheathing—beneath the exterior siding—to reduce water and air infiltration.
I've been using Hardie siding in the Texas heat for over 10 years. The homes I built then still look brand new today.
Jim Sargent is the owner at AndersonSargent Custom Builder, LP. in Waxahachie, Texas. and is an NAHB-appointed energy efficient construction instructor.

Need to Know

Each HardieWrap product has unique qualities and purposes. Learn more about the products, as well as best uses and practices, below.

Better Product

HardieWrap weather barrier has superior air resistance and tear resistance compared to the nearest competition.

Meets Code

HardieWrap weather barrier may be used as both a water resistive barrier and as an air barrier in accordance with nationally recognized residential and commercial building codes as specified in ESR-2658.

Fire Rated

HardieWrap weather barrier ranks as a Class A fire-rated product.

UV Stable

HardieWrap weather barrier has a UV stability of up to 180 days. Ensure that HardieWrap weather barrier is properly stored and handled prior to installation.

High Performance

HardieWrap weather barrier must be installed with the printed side out for best performance.

Superior Adhesion

HardieWrap flashing adheres to sheathing and housewrap, even in extreme temperatures, and contains no asphalts, VOCs (volatile organic compounds) or solvents, which can reduce adhesion over time.

Precision Oriented

HardieWrap flashing should be used on windows and doors with straight edges. HardieWrap Flex Flashing should be used on the sill pan and custom windows or doors.

Self-Sealing

HardieWrap Pro-Flashing and Flex Flashing self-seal around fasteners and are easy to install by peel and stick application. Additional fasteners are not necessary.

Full Product Suite

HardieWrap® Seam Tape is designed specifically for the HardieWrap weather barrier solution.

For complete installation instructions, please go to HardieInstallation.com.