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What is the best way to do Stucco/E.I.F.S exterior window wraps?

Ive been a Plasterer for 30yrs and always wrapped and flashed windows to protect from water intrusion. Yet I see roofers doing it wrong, painters attempting it...

Posted by Pat Estes July 17, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What kind of incentive are available for a high performance net zero home?

...buck, so regardless of any government grants, I would suggest you start with an energy audit, you can read about blower door tests and energy audits for renovat...

Posted by Matt Garrod March 28, 2021, 3:37 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

How do I get an assessment of heat loss for my home?

...buck, so regardless of government grants I would suggest you start with an energy audit, you can read about blower door tests and energy audits for renovation u...

Posted by jennifer jolly Jan. 13, 2021, 7:33 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

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

...buck to blow into the space between the interior and exterior walls from the exterior with additional insulation clad to the exterior wall prior to vinyl siding...

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

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...bucket compared to the amount of water in the concrete foundation , which takes years to fully dry. And even that can only happen if it is protected with a memb...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 42 Responses