Attics / Discussions

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

I need to pull the cellulose from the attic, I have a radiant barrier on the attic ceiling and floor. I am removing the cellulose, but what non toxic insulatio...

Posted by Pamella Weatherly-Phillips Aug. 16, 2019, 11:49 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do I stop a leak from my attic?

...attics properly As for the dryer duct, that is some very moist air so be very sure that it is actually venting out successfully. As for the humidifier, it wou...

Posted by Markus Duess Feb. 11, 2019, 12:42 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What should I be looking for in a heat recovery ventilator?

...attics, to function properly and efficiently they should be within the conditioned space with other mechanical equipment. Duct work should also be on the warm s...

Posted by Adam Y. Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What type of insulation should I use ?

...attics , or blown fiberglass, but for a home as old as yours you will need to be careful about ventilation. It was not built with the intention of adding insula...

Posted by Dawn Wood Feb. 5, 2021, 12:02 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

How do you stop air leaks in an old 1950's house?

...Attics or Homes

Posted by Don Fraser Sept. 3, 2021, 3:22 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

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

...attics & Preventing Ice Dams & Icicles We have an older brick home from 1960's, can we insulate from the outside? Hi Hana, yes you can. We always recommend ...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 Responses

Why is there frost on the underside of my roof overhang?

...attics and how to fix it , for anyone else reading along with similar problems. Thanks for your reply/opinion Emmanuel, it confirms what I was thinking that ...

Posted by George Paul March 23, 2020, 12:10 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses