We want to use fir T and G for our interior walls instead of drywall (new build with plywood exterior sheathing and Tyvek - which will eventually have cedar shingles). What's the best thing to use for air and vapour barriers and where should we put them in the wall assembly so they work best?
- Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces
- Plywood ceilings
- Wood walls
- Interior Finishing
- Vapor barrier
- Vapour barrier
- Wood ceilings
- Alternatives to drywall
- Plywood walls
- Finishing interior walls
- Vapor barrier with wood walls
- Air barriers
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Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
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How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
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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
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 4 Responses
I'm looking at installing rigid insulation the exterior of My Double brick 1880s
Posted by Gordon CASWELL Dec. 13, 2019, 11:38 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
How do you do a Vapour Barrier in a Dense Pack Cellulose Wall?
Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018, 2:48 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?
Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018, 4:34 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
How do you insulate a ceiling and finish it on the inside with wood?
Posted by antonija klotz Oct. 20, 2019, 7:31 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 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 1 Responses
Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?
Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
Is it OK putting 1 inch of EPS under vinyl siding with no wall insulation good?
Posted by Roger Smith Nov. 12, 2019, 6:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 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
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by Joe F Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses
Can you install foam boards directly against basement walls?
Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019, 6:09 p.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses
What is the best way to insulate the basement of an old house?
Posted by Bryan Squirrell Jan. 14, 2020, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 1 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
How do you attach exterior siding without affecting the air barrier on a passive house?
Posted by Scott Bowker July 16, 2018, 11:07 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses
How do you do insulation the outside of a log home?
Posted by Michael Hickey Aug. 2, 2018, 6:03 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses