Sisalation/Sarking Foil products is recommended for installation on external walls. It stops moisture from transferring from the external to the internal walls and allows building work to continue inside the home even in inclement weather. Sarking foil provides a barrier for wind and dust. Additionally, it stops radiant heat from penetrating through the external walls and into the home. It is often used in combination with bulk thermal insulation, and adds to the thermal protection offered by bulk insulation.
Sarking foil comes in 1350mm wide on 30 metre and 60 metre rolls.
Sisalation should be installed in accordance with AS/NZS 4200.2 ‘Installation requirements for pliable building membranes’. It should be installed with a 150mm overlap between runs. External cladding should be installed without delay. Avoid installing in very windy weather.