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How to insulate a 70s home with 2x4 walls with fiber glass insulation

...old walls that will be a good starting place. Have a read over that to get some ideas and send us more details if you like and we can help come up with a soluti...

Posted by Mark Aussenegg Nov. 26, 2018, 6:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Should I insulate my basement ceiling?

...old with block walls in the basement. we recently learned our basement wasnt insulated properly, and probably done to hide some flaws. In response we’ve decided...

Posted by Nina Hartt March 21, 2019, 8:23 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

for home renovation, is it better to install insulation on the inside or outside?

...walls are a very thick plaster board (maybe 1" or more thick). I want to take the walls down to the studs and insulate. There is family debate about taking the ...

Posted by Neil Richardson Jan. 29, 2019, 4:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How to Insulate a 3 season cottage

...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 better? The inside...

Posted by Terry Skindilias April 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What is your opinion on filling block foundations with concrete?

...old, with a block walls in the basement. We’ve got a minor crack in the grout, and we were advised to fill the block with concrete for strength, in addition to ...

Posted by Nina Hartt March 21, 2019, 8:06 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house and I'd like to know which type of insulation you think is best.

...old as -40C and also have 4inch walls Hey Mark, We saw your question on its own thread but I wanted to post the answer here as well to make sure you see it...

Posted by Anonymous Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 5 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...walls? Also, will there be an issue with thermal bridging or vapour with having one insulation system (old) adjacent to another (new) and only separated by...

Posted by Steve Janovsky Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

Post-flood basement renovation: interior finishing

...walls was left in place, but protected with Blueskin tape. We now have to finish the walls and seal or otherwise treat the concrete floor. I understand now...

Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
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