How to insulate metal studs / Discussions

Can you use Hemp insulation to insulate a metal structure?

...to insulate a metal structure? Ie. Camper van. Anytime you put insulation on either side of metal, like putting batts of insulation between metal studs on exter...

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 1:16 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best to insulate metal structures for all seasons?

...metal studs is not at all a cost-effective way to insulate a building due as you know, to the conductivity of metal. When you calculate the R value of a wall as...

Posted by Morgan Aldridge Jan. 19, 2019, 1:53 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?

...how insulation works , and this page on how to insulate a basement properly . Perhaps they used metal studs instead of wood studs as a way to stop the wall from...

Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

...tor said we did not need to insulate the basement??? I am a first-time visitor. I do not know how to ask a question.

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

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

...to strip it to the studs? And did you have a performance goal in mind (as in how many inches) or a budget limitation? Best is to strip it back to the sheathing ...

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

What is the best way to finish basement walls?

...hows the best way to insulate basements Building better basements: how to insulate your basement properly If you look at some of the diagrams in that page y...

Posted by Aram Scaram Jan. 21, 2021, 5:13 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Followup to the question How do you install Larsen Trusses on a home in Minneapolis?

...too. Would it work to use a self adhering WRB, on the sheathing and then insulate with 8" of Rockwool Board or is there too much potential of condensation in th...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 27, 2020, 1:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...to the current metalstuds’ in some way to provide a nailing surface. That way you could possibly install a thicker layer, then vapour barrier and strapping an...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?

...how misunderstood. Here is another page would help explain, our building science made easy video , which explains the how vapor moves through walls, and how to ...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses