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High humidity levels and coldness

...installing an air purifying system, adding additional insulation in the attic and refinishing the walls in the basement to reduce humidity and coldness in my ho...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?

...in on the other through the pony wall - bearing in mind our ambient external humidity is often quite high due to being near the coast? Thanks for your help - ...

Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Dense Pack Cellulose Wall insulation

...insulated and air tight homes with interior air conditioning can create a significant differential in temperature and humidity from indoors to out compared to h...

Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018, 2:48 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Which type of hot water pipe insulation is best?

...Insulating hot water pipes can show a savings of up to 20% on your total water heating costs. There are a few products used for insulating water lines, like a...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 2:36 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

...ince then. We’re hoping to deal with this before it grows into another roof repair. In the spring and summer, it is quite common for ants to enter homes in sear...

Posted by Anonymous Nov. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m. Pest control 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?

...ined here . Over that you can install a weather resistive barrier (home wrap), then strapping and siding. If you are only planning to install an inch or two o...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Foam board insulation in basement

...in one of your articles when putting up rigid fome to Install two inches of rigid insulation board directly against concrete. A mold expert told me to put the b...

Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019, 6:09 p.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses
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