Cut house wrap


Make incisions in house wrap to insert windows, doors or other objects. Plan the incision first and mark the lines on the wrap. Remove excess material. Tape all seams.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Cut house wrap is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Door installer: Door installers set doors in place. They remove the old door if present, prepare the frame opening, and set the new door in place square, straight, plumb, and watertight if called for. Door installers also inspect and service existing doors.
Window installer: Window installers place windows into structures and service them. They take out old windows if present, prepare the opening, mount the window, and attach it in place plumb, straight, square and watertight.

Optional skill

Cut house wrap is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022