Drywall cracking / Discussions

How would I rectifiy problem of foundation wall cracks with finished basement?

...drywall. Two years ago I noticed cracking on the exterior of some of the foundation blocks, where the interior walls had been insulated but not on a portion of ...

Posted by Terry P July 22, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Can you use insulated plasterboard on a tiny house that moves?

...cracking in the drywall as well. If it were me I’d be going with batt insulation, and maybe a wood interior to avoid cracked drywall. There was one Tiny House...

Posted by Nadine Dermody April 23, 2021, 12:40 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

...drywall. Strapping isn’t absolutely necessary and it will eat up a bit more space. It can help prevent drywall from cracking, but if you’ve been staring at a st...

Posted by Terry Skindilias April 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

Why do you shim up basement walls?

I'm looking for instructions on how to properly repair and finish a basement wall. I don't just mean drywall, insulation and vapour barrier, I also need to kno...

Posted by t b March 2, 2021, 3:17 p.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses

Should I install a poly moisture barrier before the rigid foam board against a basement wall?

Hi There, I have just finished removing all of the damp, musty (and in a few places moldy) drywall, vapour barrier and fiberglass insulation from the basement ...

Posted by DONandCATHY Crenna Dec. 14, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Can you insulate a concrete block basement walls with only rockwool?

...drywall and paint with latex paint. Floor would be dimpled mat over concrete slab and vinyl plank flooring. No current plan to seal walls and we are leaving ple...

Posted by Aarne Valikangas Jan. 1, 2021, 9:22 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

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

...drywall and the interior poly vapour barrier then reapply drywall. With luck and careful disassembly you may be able to reuse some or most of the drywall. Hello...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 30 Responses

Is there any risk to a concrete foundation from adding interior insulation?

...drywall with latex paint. I'd like to do something simple (EPS + plywood) on the concrete floor too. The rest of the house is double brick with minimal to no in...

Posted by Drew Tozer Jan. 5, 2021, 12:57 p.m. Basements improvements 9 Responses

How do you fix moisture problems in basement?

I am redoing a basement wall that has a lot of moisture and has rotted the studs I see you mentioned to do drywall, studs with mineral wood then 2" of rigid in...

Posted by John rodrigues Nov. 27, 2020, 8:50 a.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses