Joists / Discussions

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

...joists, tight to the floor, so the inbound air had a chance to warm up on the way in. Here is another page that may be of value, about how to choose the best ...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

What is the best way to insulate the basement of an old house?

...joists? Spray foam is an option for there (it’s not necessarily the cheapest option but it works well) and it would allow you to create a continuous barrier if ...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Jan. 14, 2020, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

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

...joists and headers. My plan for the interior space of my basement is 2" EPS against Concrete walls and Fill/seal each cripple wall void and header with EPS to...

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