Insulate over stucco / Discussions

How do you improve an old block foundation with no insulation or exterior moisture barrier?

my house is 80+ years old; stucco clad; cinder block foundation which is 42" to 48" below grade; walls 30-32" above grade which slopes down and away from found...

Posted by Wilhelmina Lange March 11, 2021, 4:19 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?

...insulate, but are you sure you want to do it from the inside? A great way to insulate a mobile home is from the outside , that way you can add a lot more insula...

Posted by Chryss James Nov. 19, 2020, 9:06 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What type of Insulation can I use on the exterior of my home?

...overed with an old concrete type stucco that may be original? I was thinking a “bubble wrap” type product, strapping then siding. I’m second guessing myself n...

Posted by Scott Muller April 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 6 Responses

Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?

...overs what to do about an uninsulated crawl space- How to insulate crawl spaces and prevent moisture damage Are your wood studs directly against the concret...

Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 5 Responses