Insulating between metal studs / Discussions

Can you use Hemp insulation to insulate a metal structure?

...metal structure? Ie. Camper van. Anytime you put insulation on either side of metal, like putting batts of insulation between metal studs on exterior walls you ...

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?

...Insulating between 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...

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?

...metal studs instead of wood studs as a way to stop the wall from rotting, but that as well is not a good practice. The conductivity of metal means that it will ...

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

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

...metal roof on and insulating on top of the old one. Is it better to insulate the rest of the cottage from inside or the outside? And what kind of insulation is ...

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?

...metal studs Insulating attics & Preventing Ice Dams & Icicles We have an older brick home from 1960's, can we insulate from the outside? Hi Hana, yes you ...

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

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

...between metal will reduce the performance even more. What about adding a thicker layer on the interior? I’m wondering if maybe you can attache strapping to th...

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