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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
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 5 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
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
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 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
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
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
Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?
Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 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
Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?
Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 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
Where does a vapour barrier go when building a shed in southern Ontario?
Posted by Charley Nelson Nov. 5, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 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
Is spray foam a good way to insulate a house from the exterior?
Posted by Simon Levitt Dec. 21, 2020, 2:14 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?
Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 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 25 Responses
What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?
Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
What are the options for adding Exterior Roof Insulation?
Posted by Marlo Raynolds Aug. 29, 2020, 9:19 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 4 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
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, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
What is the best way to build a slab on grade on bedrock?
Posted by peter owen Oct. 31, 2019, 3:33 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 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
Should I vent the space between a block wall and vapor barrier?
Posted by Nick Santore Oct. 10, 2020, 2:03 a.m. Basements improvements 1 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