Advanced Rainscreen Moisture Protection for Exterior Wall Systems
Easily installed rainscreen helps protect against rot and other damage in exterior walls by ventilating and moving moisture out of the wall cavity.
Tyvek® DrainVent™ Rainscreen is a three-dimensional honeycomb-textured drainage mat that provides advanced protection against moisture damage in exterior wall systems. Ideal for stucco and stone exteriors, Tyvek® DrainVent™ Rainscreen is suitable for use with a variety of other materials, including brick, wood siding, fiber cement siding, metal panel systems, cedar shake and shingles.
Tyvek® DrainVent™ is easy to cut and rolls tight against corners, helping protect against installation and detailing errors. It offers a flat surface for cladding application, optimal compression resistance and multi-directional channels for optimal drainage and airflow. Builders who use Tyvek® DrainVent™ can enjoy the assurance that water will drain out of the wall system.
Helps Prolong the Life of Exterior Cladding
Tyvek® DrainVent™ Rainscreen creates a gap that helps prevent rot, cracking and peeling problems by promoting moisture movement and ventilation in the wall cavity.
Ideal for Stucco and Stone
Tyvek® DrainVent™ replaces one layer of WRB required with stucco and stone. The heavy-duty filter fabric eliminates stucco and mortar infiltration.
Patent-pending honeycomb design lays flat and is easy to install with ½" staples or nails. Features a built-in insect screen flap.
Performance You Can Trust
Tyvek® DrainVent™ offers the following properties:
- 200 sq. ft. coverage per roll (4’ x 50’/1.2m x 15.2m roll)
- Water holdout of >100 perms based on ASTM E96 (method B)
- 90-day UV rating
- Mold and mildew resistance
- Class “A” fire rating per ASTM E84
A Fully Covered Moisture-Control System
Tyvek® DrainVent™ is backed by a 10-year limited product warranty and a 10-year limited product and labor warranty if installed correctly with DuPont™ Tyvek® system products.
Support When and Where You Need It
Tyvek® DrainVent™ Rainscreen is also supported by the Tyvek® Specialist Network, a team of more than 165 field representatives dedicated to supporting you throughout the construction process. Your local DuPont™ Tyvek® Specialists offer onsite training and expertise to help you get the job done right.