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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 the exterior walls of an older home?
Posted by Geoff Kavanagh June 30, 2020, 4:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Can you install foam boards directly against basement walls?
Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019, 6:09 p.m. Basements improvements 15 Responses
Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?
Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 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
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
What is the best way to install 5" of XPS rigid foam on interior basement walls?
Posted by Sean MacDonald June 14, 2021, 10:42 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 8 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
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
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
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
How do you insulate an exterior wall from the outside?
Posted by Stuart Seldon Feb. 11, 2021, 12:21 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a Multi-material wall?
Posted by Steve J Sept. 29, 2020, 10:15 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 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 under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?
Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses
What kind of insulation do you recommend to put on my exterior sheet rock wall?
Posted by Uwe Thomas May 22, 2020, 10 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 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
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
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 5 Responses
Do I need a standard 6 mil poly vapor barrier with dense cellulose exterior wall?
Posted by jeff Chormann May 1, 2020, 9:18 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
Can you use polyiso insulation on the exterior of a wall behind cedar siding on the west coast?
Posted by Iain Matheson Jan. 28, 2020, 10:38 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 2 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
Should I densepack wall cavities prior to exterior insulation?
Posted by Gordon McNair April 13, 2021, 9:21 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses