Freezer Testing Flashing Tapes (VIDEO)

If flashing is going to be effective, it shouldn’t fail when it’s frozen. When he was at IBS 2019, Matt Risinger of “The Build Show” got to witness a test specifically designed to see which flashing tape held up to the cold best. To see the results of this test and learn more about the science behind flashing tapes, watch the video above.

Matt Risinger is a builder in Austin, TX whose goal is to educate people on the principles of Building Science in a practical way. Matt builds homes that are dramatically more energy efficient, durable, healthy, and comfortable than most new homes in America. He has a BS in Industrial Management and has worked in construction across the United States. Since 2005 Matt has owned and operated his own company “Risinger & Co.”, which has grown to 27 people. He loves quality craftsmanship and is proud to show off his crew’s efforts on his YouTube channel. 

For more from Matt, check out this video where he lists what he thinks are the five dumbest products currently used in homebuilding.