November 24, 2010 – Manufacturers Reserve Supply has recently announced they have become a distributor of Home Slicker® Plus Typar®, a cost-effective, labor-saving, moisture-eliminating rainscreen-weather resistant barrier combination. Each roll contains the patented Home Slicker three-dimensional matrix bonded to Typar, a premium residential and commercial grade housewrap. This simple design allows users to install the combination rainscreen-weather resistant barrier in half the time and promotes best practice for managing moisture in the sidewall. Each roll of Home Slicker Plus Typar is 39 in. wide x 61 1/2 ft. long and covers 200 square feet. “With the increased acceptance of rainscreen construction and recent changes to building codes, we want to supply products that will help our customers offer practical, leading edge solutions in building materials,” says Tina Breen, sales manager for M.R.S. “As the recognition grows that rainscreen products can help wall systems and claddings manage moisture and prevent the problems of mold, premature rot, and coating failure, Home Slicker® Plus Typar® is seen as a cost-effective way of achieving high performance within a wall.” “We’re proud to partner with high-quality suppliers like M.R.S. to bring solutions to the market that builders and contractors can trust in,” says Michael Coulton, general manager for Benjamin Obdyke, originator of rolled rainscreen products like Home Slicker Plus Typar. “Use of products like Home Slicker Plus Typar allows construction professionals to build better, more sustainable projects in a cost-effective manner.” Based in Irvington, New Jersey, Manufacturers Reserve Supply is an independent wholesaledistributor specializing in quality softwoods, hardwoods, composite, and PVC building materials used for siding, decking, roofing, trim and other carpentry purposes. These include western red cedar, eastern white cedar, TimberTech decking, Fypon trim boards, and Selex Primed Pine. M.R.S. currently distributes these products to lumber retailers in New Jersey, Eastern PA, New York (including Long Island), Connecticut, Northern Delaware & Maryland. Serving the building material industry for over 79 years, integrity and reputation have been the paramount to M.R.S.