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Furring Strips
a better solution to wood furring

Protecting homes from trapped moisture is critical. Quarrix Furring Strips allow moisture and air to pass freely behind cladding to create a natural rain screen system. Made of plastic, Quarrix Furring Strips are strong and durable, resistant to warping, splitting, mold and mildew. Each piece is dimensionally die cut so that you receive an identical piece’s every time. A better solution to wood furring strips.

Vulnerabilities of Wood Furring Construction

When you use wood to create a barrier between wall and cladding you are creating a barrier that is naturally vulnerable to moisture absorption. Trapped moisture behind siding can cause peeling paint, rotting wood, deteriorating house wrap, siding to mold or mildew; and increase your home's susceptibility to termites and wood rot. In order to install wood furring, pre-treated wood needs to be selected and each measured and painstakingly cut into the proper width and length. Using wood also poses additional complications such as cracking, warping and splitting.

An Easier Solution to Creating a Moisture Barrier

Rain has potential to leak behind siding and cause moisture build up. The key is to isolate the house wrap from the siding to create a drainage plane. Quarrix Furring Strips provide both a vertical channel for air and moisture to vent and drain out as well as a horizontal channel to allow air movements; this minimizes the potential water and vapor penetration of the exterior wall.

Benefits

A Stronger & More Durable Moisture Barrier

Our furring strips are made of a plastic material that is crush-resistant and resists moisture, mold, mildew. Quarrix furring strips will not warp or split like others.

Proven Performance Over Wood

Extend the life of your siding and paint by eliminating heat and moisture build-up. Provide a vertical and horizontal channel for air flow and moisture. Small holes molded into furring strip allow for better drainage.

Pre-Cut Sizes for Faster Installation

Available in two different widths, lengths, and profile sizes

  • 1 1/2 inch widths.
  • 4 foot 4 inch and 8 foot 8 inch sections.
  • 3/8 and 3/4 inch profiles.

Eliminates Need for Bug Screen

Use Furring Strip as a starter course eliminates the need for an added bug screen.

Works with Many Cladding Types

Compatible with wood, fiber-cement, vinyl, stucco and EIFS systems.

Product Specs

  • Compatible with vinyl, fiber-cement, stucco, wood and EIFS
  • Made from plastic
  • 3.8" - 5.6" varies
  • Length: 4' 4" and 8' 8"
  • Widths: 1 1/2"
  • Height: 3/8" and 3/4"
  • Part # 61106, 40247


Resources

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