Insulation / Discussions

Which is the best basement insulation?

...insulation r22. Should I run rigid insulation inside the foundation wall up the concrete and cover the knee wall as well? If so what product makes the most sens...

Posted by Alex Kesheshian April 23, 2020, 12:29 a.m. Basements 1 Responses

Will recycled plane insulation pass building regs ? and is it safe to use?

...insulation, I honestly have no idea what recycled plane insulation is, details please and we'd be happy to weigh in!

Posted by lisa Hellewell Nov. 27, 2020, 10:11 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Which is the best basement ceiling insulation?

...insulation, especially over the unheated garage. Is wool insulation over the existing fiberglass recommended, or should I simply add unfaced fiberglass insulati...

Posted by David Boone Jan. 9, 2021, 4:38 p.m. Basements improvements 0 Responses

What is the best material to use for wall and roof insulation?

...insulation , you’ll find a list of the pros and cons of different types of insulation here on this page – What is the best insulation for a home? There isn’...

Posted by Babak K July 12, 2020, 8:43 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

how do I find pricing on hemp insulation?

...insulation. I have no idea of the cost to do so.

Posted by Goober Pyle March 16, 2021, 1:35 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 0 Responses

What type of insulation should I use ?

...insulation that will be moisture, fire retardant, low VOC, and easy to install. R factor would also be important! Thanks Dawn Choosing the right insulation fo...

Posted by Dawn Wood Feb. 5, 2021, 12:02 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What are the options for adding Exterior Roof Insulation?

...insulation to a home have been very helpful. But in searching I have not found much related to adding exterior insulation to the roof. Our home does not have an...

Posted by Marlo Raynolds Aug. 29, 2020, 9:19 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

...insulation can I use with the radient barrier? Hemp or wool? Where can I buy hemp? Thanks! You can order Hemp insulation through Ecohome , and hemp is a natural...

Posted by Pamella Weatherly-Phillips Aug. 16, 2019, 11:49 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...insulation. Spray foam provides the insulation, vapour barrier as well as an air barrier, so it’s a nice all in one solution, though we would recommend you so...

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

What do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

...insulation may be the best option in the long-term, read more here – Is EPS foam is an eco-friendly insulation? Regardless of it’s raw materials, EPS is an ...

Posted by Igal H Aug. 19, 2020, 3:52 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

What is the best non toxic insulation for a house?

...insulation? Thank you There are a lot of natural insulation choices that will not off gas toxic chemicals into your home, here is a page all about it – What i...

Posted by Jude Smith Sept. 10, 2021, 10:12 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can I buy hemp batt insulation in Canada?

...insulation for a metal structure. Would like to purchase Canadian product from Canadian diatributor (not California). We will soon be suppling Hemp Insulation a...

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 12:48 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What's the difference between EPS and GPS insulation?

...insulation is Graphite polystyrene insulation, and it does offer a bit higher R value. We don't have a page specifically on GPS foam but you can use it anywhere...

Posted by Ronald Tetrault Feb. 3, 2021, 5:22 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Which type of exterior insulation to use on a house?

...insulation so you know the characteristics of each – Choosing the best exterior rigid insulation for renovating old home exteriors Choosing insulation that ...

Posted by Trevor Marshand May 26, 2020, 1:16 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best insulation for a small energy neutral home project?

...insulation for your needs as well as determine the right amount of insulation for energy efficiency . Finding the best insulation really depends on individual c...

Posted by Dan Gull Nov. 11, 2019, 6:40 a.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

What type of insulation should I put on the exterior of my new home?

...insulation on the exterior as well. The most common rigid insulation used on the exterior of buildings is EPS foam, there are options but EPS would be the easie...

Posted by Alex Kesheshian April 23, 2020, 12:22 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Is it ok to add insulation between joists in a crawl space?

...insulation between the floor joists? Over or under pipes? I want to do this myself, simply, so was looking at something like bubble-roll type of insulation to s...

Posted by Cheryl Bottomley May 11, 2020, 3:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 0 Responses

What is the best foam board insulation under drywall?

...insulation – Rigid insulation panels: which are best and where to use them While most insulation materials actually perform a little better the colder it ge...

Posted by Wesley Pracht Jan. 11, 2020, 8:10 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses