Interior 3 season / Discussions

Should I use vapour barrier on ceiling of three season cottage?

...season home. Location is Ontario Canada. In some cases, interior vapour barriers in homes with air conditioning can be a problem , particularly in more humid ...

Posted by Erica Pennell Sept. 14, 2021, 7:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Should you insulate an A-frame cottage with cathedral ceiling from the exterior or interior?

...3 season cottage into a 4 season permanent home is always a bit tricky , in the case of an A frame that will be open on both sides it is obviously a bit easier ...

Posted by J Genereaux Oct. 26, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Which is the best exterior insulation board to make a cottage 3 season?

...interior frame ar 2 by 4's. we wish to live there through the summer from May 1st to October 8th ish. We have to install heat and insulation for the times when ...

Posted by Sharon Challingsworth April 23, 2021, 7:16 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

...3 season cottage to keep it cooler in the summer and warmer in the spring and fall. We are putting a metal roof on and insulating on top of the old one. Is it b...

Posted by Terry Skindilias April 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

What is the best way to do a cottage reno adding an insulation blanket?

...3 season cottage to 4 season. The current wall is drywall with poly vapour barrier, 2x4" framing with fiberglass. The sheathing was 7/16 asphalt sheathing with ...

Posted by Barton Rowe Feb. 28, 2021, 1:27 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

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

...interior? Hi Mike, thanks for the reply. This is a 3 season gazebo with 5 tempered glass doors and angle roof. The roof is made of pine, war paper and sheet met...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 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?

...3.5 inches of fiberglass in the stud cavities, you can add about 7 inches of EPS foam on the outside with no problem, because you will then be keeping the inter...

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

How do you do a vapor barrier in a dense pack cellulose wall?

...30 or more with high humidity in summer. Lots of heat, lots of air conditioning. Are you absolutely sure that no vapour barrier is okay? How do I convince the b...

Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018, 2:48 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a Multi-material wall?

...3. Exterior is brick veneer. Basement Interior: Cold Room: Concrete portion is 90% below ground, but atop of this is blocks and then bricks. Concrete ceiling...

Posted by Steve J Sept. 29, 2020, 10:15 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses