Metal siding / Discussions

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

...siding on 3 sides & brick on the front of the house. I want to put metal siding over the wood & add insulation in between. Will this solve my moisture problem o...

Posted by Cheri Banet Jan. 23, 2020, 10:22 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best exterior Wall and Roof Rigid Insulation for a barn renovation?

...Metal roof attached to strapping. Walls much the same but w/ one layer of 4" rigid insulation. 1/4 " Plywood sheathing attached to the Girts, Rigid Insualtion...

Posted by Ron Busch June 27, 2020, 3:50 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

...metal cladding / siding' and your region, that may unearth a regional supplier. As for finding used building supplies, this page may help, though distributors c...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

How you vent a metal roof?

...metal roofing) Metal roofing. Any alternative method, and any that are preferable but more expensive, would probably start with adding new roof trusses th...

Posted by Kim jarrett July 12, 2019, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?

I have 1920's house in Minneapolis, I'm thinking about tearing the siding off and adding 12" deep Larsen trusses with dense packed cellulose. The guides I've s...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...metal rail embedded in the center for exterior insulation that is used to attach it to the wall and that the strapping is then attached to for installing siding...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

We want to insulate a 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 ...

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