I am having an older home resided. At this point there is no strapping between the sheathing and siding, but I want that added to help with moisture control. What is the best way to prevent rodents from getting into that space and using it as a highway?
What is the best way to do wall construction using Charred Cedar Siding?
Posted by Dobie Cheung June 6, 2020 Exterior cladding 2 responses
Is insulating an existing home from the outside a good solution?
Posted by Cate Prichard June 26, 2021 Wall assemblies - renovation 3 responses
Why is there condensation behind my vapor barrier?
Posted by John Young Oct. 11, 2021 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
How do you stop moisture and mold from forming behind drywall in a new basement?
Posted by Keri Peters July 12, 2022 Basements improvements 3 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 Wall assemblies - renovation 13 responses
Is it a good or bad idea to spray foam directly on the interior of shiplap siding?
Posted by MITCHELL KOCH Aug. 21, 2020 Exterior cladding 1 response
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
How do you prevent moisture from getting into a basement footing?
Posted by Frank Liu June 24, 2020 New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 response
How do you stop wind from blowing under a house on piers?
Posted by Robert Boyle Oct. 17, 2021 Foundation and basement improvements 1 response
What can I do to prevent mold and musty smells from a crawlspace with a dirt floor?
Posted by bonna gordy May 15, 2020 Crawl spaces 1 response
What type of Insulation can I use on the exterior of my home?
Posted by Scott Muller April 18, 2019 Wall assemblies - renovation 5 responses
Where can I find siding contractors for exterior insulation energy upgrade?
Posted by Tabitha Artuso July 27, 2022 Exterior cladding 1 response
Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?
Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019 Foundation and basement improvements 2 responses
How do you fix radon and water infiltration in a dry stone foundation?
Posted by john flannery July 14, 2020 Foundation and basement improvements 5 responses
What is the best way to insulation an old house with lath and plaster?
Posted by Ricardo Perez-Concepcion July 12, 2022 Wall assemblies - renovation 1 response
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 Windows and doors 1 response
Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?
Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020 Walls and Roofs 2 responses