Hardie board / Discussions

Can you spray foam a house from the outside?

...Hardie Board, and want to improve the insulation at the same time. Right now there is 1/2" rigid foam with foil directly under the siding. Someone recommended r...

Posted by Joan Lawrence July 11, 2019, 7:17 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Is spray foam a good way to insulate a house from the exterior?

...Hardie Board board and batten rain screen. However, the contractor can also remove the sheathing down to the studs and reinsulate first. He reccomends 2lb clo...

Posted by Simon Levitt Dec. 21, 2020, 2:14 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a 1930s brick house from the outside?

...Hardie siding. Apparently brick is a problem because you need something to fasten the insualtion and siding to and apparently James Hardie siding is heavy I h...

Posted by Stephane Marcotte Sept. 2, 2021, 2:42 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 0 Responses