Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
House Wrap Behind Brick and Aluminum/Vinyl Siding

Radiant Barrier

When considering a house wrap in warm, southern climates, the Reflectix® Heavy Duty Reflective/Woven Fabric/Reflective, Radiant Barrier product is a wise option to consider. This product enhances the thermal performance of the existing system due to its reflective characteristics. It is easy to handle and not affected by moisture or humidity.

Recommended Products:
Radiant Barrier
Radiant Barrier, Reflective/Woven Fabric/Reflective - Roll (Heavy Duty)
• RB4812550 (48” x 125’)
• Radiant Barrier
• Easy to install
• Convenient roll sizes
• Does not promote growth of mold or mildew

Testing and Certification:
Reflectix® products are thoroughly tested at either nationally approved, independent laboratories or leading universities. Tests are performed to current American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards when a standard exists. To obtain a copy of our Product Testing Specifications, please refer to our website “Literature Tab” above. The documents are also available by e-mail at or call 800-879-3645.

Air Space Requirements:

Installation Instructions:
Download DIY House Wrap Behind Brick/Siding Installation Instructions 1214.pdf
• Prior to installing the exterior finish, staple the Reflectix® Reflective/Woven Fabric/Reflective, Radiant Barrier product (either vertically or horizontally) directly to the exterior side of the structural panel.
• Overlap the seams 2”. Finish the exterior with brick or aluminum/vinyl siding.


Additional Resources:
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F2 - Solutions for the Pro (Revised 0416)

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This function provides regional installation recommendations for the following applications: Attic & Cathedral Ceiling
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