Air barrier installation / Discussions
What is the best way to do Stucco/E.I.F.S exterior window wraps?
July 17, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?
Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
How do you seal windows from the exterior for water and air but not create a vapor seal?
Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
Improving the efficiency of a home built in 1978 during renovations, do I need an HRV?
Feb. 8, 2020, 12:08 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses
Followup to the question How do you install Larsen Trusses on a home in Minneapolis?
Feb. 27, 2020, 1:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?
Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses
Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?
Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
Can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?
Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses
What is your opinion about building a garage on posts (screw piles)?
Dec. 11, 2017, 2:21 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses
Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?
Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses
Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?
Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses
How do you attach exterior siding without affecting the air barrier on a passive house?
July 16, 2018, 11:07 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
Is the ZIP sheathing system good or bad for water control?
Nov. 26, 2019, 4:03 p.m. Walls and Roofs 5 Responses
What is the best way to do wall construction using Charred Cedar Siding?
June 6, 2020, 10:44 p.m. Exterior cladding 1 Responses