- Walls and Roofs
- Weather resistant barrier
- Air barrier
- Vapor barrier
- Weather barrier
- ZIP Sheathing
- Wood framing
What is the best material to use on top of plywood for water proofing?
Posted by Babak K July 27, 2020, 12:22 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 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
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
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
Followup to the question How do you install Larsen Trusses on a home in Minneapolis?
Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 27, 2020, 1:49 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
Should I install a poly moisture barrier before the rigid foam board against a basement wall?
Posted by DONandCATHY Crenna Dec. 14, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 3 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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
What is safer than OSB for someone with multiple chemical sensitivities?
Posted by Ian Smith April 27, 2020, 1:01 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 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
Which type of exterior insulation to use on a house?
Posted by Trevor Marshand May 26, 2020, 1:16 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses
How do you best use polyiso insulation in a basement?
Posted by Iain Matheson Jan. 24, 2020, 7:45 p.m. Basements improvements 1 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
What is the best way to do wall construction using Charred Cedar Siding?
Posted by Dobie Cheung June 6, 2020, 10:44 p.m. Exterior cladding 1 Responses