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How do you seal windows from the exterior for water and air but not create a vapor seal?
Posted by Piyush Prince Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
Can you use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?
Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
What is the best way to do a cottage reno adding an insulation blanket?
Posted by Barton Rowe Feb. 28, 2021, 1:27 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 2 Responses
Is the ZIP sheathing system good or bad for water control?
Posted by Trevor Prinz Nov. 26, 2019, 4:03 p.m. Walls and Roofs 5 Responses
Should a Vapor Barrier be installed over Exterior Grade Plywood?
Posted by Michael Klauck March 6, 2020, 1:24 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses
Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?
Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses
Why is there mold on particle board outside vapor barrier on new addition?
Posted by Christine ML June 7, 2020, 1:35 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?
Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
How do you re-do the insulation on a old cabin from the outside?
Posted by Raphael Couture Sept. 14, 2020, 8 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
What type of Insulation can I use on the exterior of my home?
Posted by Scott Muller April 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 6 Responses
What is the best foam board insulation under drywall?
Posted by Wesley Pracht Jan. 11, 2020, 8:10 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Where is the correct vapor barrier location in Chicago?
Posted by Joel Peerson Jan. 31, 2021, 7:31 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
How do you apply vapor barrier and insulation to a CMU house?
Posted by Scott Brekke Nov. 22, 2019, 9:37 a.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses
Halo Exterra rigid exterior insulation - has anyone work with it?
Posted by George Shannon Jan. 21, 2020, 3:39 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses
What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?
Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses
Is spray foam a good way to insulate a house from the exterior?
Posted by Simon Levitt Dec. 21, 2020, 2:14 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate the exterior walls of an older home?
Posted by Geoff Kavanagh June 30, 2020, 4:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Do frost lines where studs are on a wall show a failure of spray foam insulation?
Posted by Gerald Crozier July 22, 2019, 10:24 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses
Is it OK to put 1 inch of EPS under vinyl siding with no wall insulation?
Posted by Roger Smith Nov. 12, 2019, 6:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses