Typically, BlueTex™ insulation, BlueTex™ spacers ,and exterior metal sheeting are installed “as you go.” Once the frame is complete, install BlueTex™ insulation on the outside of the frame. You are essentially going to “wrap” the frame with the foil side facing outward.
Peel and stick the BlueTex™ spacers to the foil side of your BlueTex™ insulation. Apply a section of spacers, and then immediately install your metal sheeting on top of the spacers; continue repeating until the install is complete. BlueTex™ spacers can easily be cut with a saw to fit spaces as needed.
NOTE: The adhesive on the spacers is intended to be used as a TEMPORARY HOLD until the sheeting is attached to the frame via screws going THROUGH the spacers. The adhesive is NOT intended to hold up the spacers on the foil for extended periods of time. We recommend you use standard self-drilling metal building screws. If you plan to install ALL the spacers before installing the metal siding, you will need to use some screws (in addition to the adhesive on the strips) to hold the spacers up.