We have a 1982 double wall envelope house. I would like to expand and replace the windows on the north side of the home. Is there anything special that should be considered to expand the size of the windows by the builder? If we install triple pane windows, do I still need to install double windows for each opening to retain the envelope? I am looking for a builder in SE Wi who is familiar with these homes.
Do you have a diagram showing effect of winds on the pressure inside the house? If wind is blowing from the south, is a vacumn created inside the south or north wall of the house?
Posted by Bryan Bargen June 8, 2018, 5:20 p.m. Understanding air and vapour barriers 1 Responses
Who do I get to install grey water recycling in a tiny house and what do I do with black water from kitchen?
Posted by Grace Schock June 21, 2018, 3:23 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses
Does insulating a slab on grade make the building less stable?
Posted by Nicolas Jalbert May 28, 2018, 4:56 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house and I'd like to know which type of insulation you think is best.
Posted by Anonymous Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Is it normal that condensation forms on the windows of my new home?
Posted by Anonymous April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
My basement is smelly and humid, what can I do about that?
Posted by Anonymous Feb. 8, 2017, 10:22 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Post-flood basement renovation: interior finishing
Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
Installing a quartz kitchen counter in a toxic-free way. Can this be done?
Posted by Jackie kierulf June 27, 2018, 11:08 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
How much does it cost to build a house, by square foot
Posted by Anonymous Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept, design and architecture 1 Responses
What would you say is the most comfortable heating system for a home?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses
Why do you say building on a slab is more ecological than starting with a basement?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 11:45 a.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses
My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?
Posted by Anonymous Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses
What should I be looking for when shopping for a heat recovery ventilator? I understand what they do but I don’t know how I should go about choosing the right one.
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses