Insulating metal studs / Discussions

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 3 Responses

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

...insulating the exterior of old homes to improve energy-efficiency you need to be careful not to trap moisture inside walls. What you read about installing a pol...

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

Posted by Joe F Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses