- Walls and Roofs
- Weather resistant barrier
- Air barrier
- Vapor barrier
- Weather barrier
- ZIP Sheathing
- Wood framing
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
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
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
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
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
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 25 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
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 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
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
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
Will spray foam on basement walls prevent condensation?
Posted by Michael Scott April 12, 2021, 9:17 p.m. Basements improvements 3 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
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
Can I put a breathable peel and stick weather (air) barrier on the inside walls and ceiling?
Posted by Anomika Singhn Oct. 1, 2018, 9:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 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
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
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
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