Framing with 2x4s / Discussions

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

...with no waterproofing but also no moisture penetration issues. Our plan after consulting several sources was to frame with 2x4s painted with mold resistant prim...

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

In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside?

...with 2x6s, and would have been much thicker if the structure were made out of 2x4s. Designs with higher levels of glazings are often 2x6 for this reason. The be...

Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

When using larsen trussees, what is the maximum spacing between TJIs

...framing. i read an article that was spacing TJIs at 4' oc and ws wondering how big a cavity can be efectively dense packed? Larsen trusses with cellulose insu...

Posted by steve outlet March 6, 2020, 12:39 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What is the best way to deal with a drop ceiling in a high humidity room?

...with dehumidification system) met the 3/4 inch plywood subfloor of the outdoor deck. From the inside of this portion of the indoor pool from interior ceiling to...

Posted by steve Roberts Dec. 24, 2019, 8:01 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 1 Responses

How do you fix moisture problems in basement?

...with the other option on your site using 3" closed cell sprayed right onto the block wall then using PT wood for framing with FoamSealR 3-1/2 in. x 50 ft. Multi...

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