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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
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
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
Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?
Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
How do you remove water droplets from under a crawl space vapor barrier?
Posted by Paul Racioppo Feb. 7, 2020, 3:49 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 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
Will spray foam on basement walls prevent condensation?
Posted by Michael Scott April 12, 2021, 9:17 p.m. Basements improvements 3 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
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
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 the ceiling of my crawl space?
Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 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 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
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
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
When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
The thickness of vapor retarding latex paint - Is measurement wet or dry?
Posted by Kim Boas July 24, 2020, 10:36 a.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 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
How do you build a mold-free basement in a new construction house?
Posted by Charmaine Herzig Feb. 10, 2020, 7:32 p.m. Basements improvements 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
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