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Halo Exterra rigid exterior insulation - has anyone work with it?

...attic and heat crawl space below. The walls are wood chips and some fiberglass where walls have been opened. The siding needs to be replace so was plannin to pu...

Posted by George Shannon Jan. 21, 2020, 3:39 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...attic if it has one, or if it is a vaulted ceiling you may also be able to continue whatever wall system you decide on. Definitly have it designed by a professi...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

What is the process to seal a house using Aero barrier spray?

...attic air-sealing spray When a house is pressurized, the fine particles of the Aerobarrier spray are forced out any holes in the building envelope, to which t...

Posted by Santiago Pacheco Feb. 13, 2020, 11:06 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses

How do you insulate a cathedral ceiling?

to vent or not to vent a cathedral ceiling. I'm leaning towards not venting my cathedral ceiling and using closed-cell spray foam insulation. My walls are do...

Posted by Raoul Lions Oct. 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m. Roof assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?

...attic in the winter and there was no excess moisture. When you say , strip the walls, install a plywood sheathing. Do you mean to strip off the 1x8's sheathing ...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

I'm a tenant, not a homeowner, so I can't tear down drywall and reinsulate but winter is coming and drafts are already getting in. Is there anything I can do t...

Posted by Teresa Cunningham Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses