- Walls and Roofs
- Wall assemblies - new construction
- Climate specific building
- Humid climate
- Building in a rainy climate
- Building in humid climate
- Vapor barrier
- Vapour barrier
- Wall systems
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
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
How can I insulate an interior back wall that is NOW an exterior back wall?
Posted by Sabrina Ross Sept. 21, 2020, 10:55 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 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 6 Responses
Can you Insulate a cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?
Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 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
Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?
Posted by Sue Colbourne Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses
How do you do a vapor barrier in a dense pack cellulose wall?
Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018, 2:48 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 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
How do you fix a moisture problem in a finished basement?
Posted by Margo MACFARLANE Oct. 28, 2019, 10:24 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 23 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
The thickness of vapor retarding latex paint - Is measurement wet or dry?
Posted by Kim Boas July 24, 2020, 10:36 a.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
Can you help with passive solar greenhouse exterior wall details?
Posted by Rick Carter Aug. 11, 2020, 8:06 a.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 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
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
Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?
Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 2 Responses
What are your thoughts on using large flax straw bales (4x4) to build in Saskatchewan?
Posted by Al Birchard Nov. 11, 2019, 12:56 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses
What is the best way to Insulate a basement and floor joists that are embedded into the concrete?
Posted by David Pereira April 28, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
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
Will spray foam on basement walls prevent condensation?
Posted by Michael Scott April 12, 2021, 9:17 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses