Simple construction details for moisture-resistant homes.
Preventing moisture from getting trapped in the building envelope is key to constructing long-lasting homes that stay dry and comfortable. Most of the construction details that help to keep a home dry are simple to install. Select one of the options below for a complete list of construction details, or download the Build a Better Home brochures shown below.
Download a PDF of the BBH Foundations Brochure
Download a PDF of the BBH Walls Brochure
Download a PDF of the BBH Roofs Brochure
Build a Better Home?
Designed to provide builders and homeowners the construction guidelines they need to protect their homes against damaging moisture infiltration, the Build a Better Home program from APA encourages better building practices for the key elements of a residential structure: roofs, walls and the foundation. Learn more.