Insulation / Discussions

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

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

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

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

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

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...insulation for this metal frame. Do I need to use foil tape with hemp insulation in the van? Thanks Jen Non-toxic natural building materials like hemp are a...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 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

How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?

...insulation is necessary, but want to know what the experts think. If insulation is required, how much and what type is recommended? You absolutely need to insta...

Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Halo Exterra rigid exterior insulation - has anyone work with it?

...insulation added to existing. Any sugestions????? Cheers thanks for your time. Also I have read all of you posts on wall insulation very informative. Hi G...

Posted by George Shannon Jan. 21, 2020, 3:39 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

Where can I buy hemp insulation for home renovation In Durham Region, Ontario?

...insulation in Durham Region area of Ontario, Canada? You can buy hemp insulation at Ecohome for Canada or the US , just send us an email at info@ecohome.net w...

Posted by Virgil N Jan. 23, 2020, 10:50 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

How do you best use polyiso insulation in a basement?

...insulation is a great product, but it does have its limitations. It is more expensive than EPS rigid insulation, but it does have a higher R value. A downside...

Posted by Iain Matheson Jan. 24, 2020, 7:45 p.m. Basements improvements 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

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 do I in my basement where new insulation meets old?

...insulation types? (Old Poly vapour sheet and fibreglass insulation vs new Rockwool and EPS) How do address the areas where the EPS is adjacent to the old insu...

Posted by Steve J July 20, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Basements improvements 2 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 much insulation do you need for a Basement floor in an ICF home?

...insulation in the basement on the concrete floor? You will for sure need insulation below your basement floor . The minimal levels of insulation required to mee...

Posted by Gary Abbott Nov. 23, 2020, 1:36 p.m. Basements 1 Responses

Can you add exterior rigid foam insulation (e.g. EPS) with replacing windows?

...insulation and plywood exterior. Is there a method to do this that would not put the structure at risk from water penetration? How much benefit would we get fro...

Posted by Peter Milliken Nov. 9, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 0 Responses