Moisture damage in homes / Discussions

Should I replace my skylights with solar tubes?

...initely dripping with consensation post-shower, and the stairwell one is also showing condensation damage with paint bubbling up around it. And they let in a lo...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Nov. 30, 2018, 9:32 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

...ince then. We’re hoping to deal with this before it grows into another roof repair. In the spring and summer, it is quite common for ants to enter homes in sear...

Posted by Shawn B Nov. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m. Pest control 1 Responses

Can you use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?

...ing as well, thereby taking out that possible weak spot where the vapour barrier joins in with your walls? Vapour barrier paint (or Vapor barrier paint in the U...

Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses

Which type of hot water pipe insulation is best?

...Insulating hot water pipe s can show a savings of up to 20% on your total water heating costs . There are a few products used for insulating water lines , lik...

Posted by Cooper Dec. 11, 2017, 2:36 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...ind it, and more directed for renovations. there is a page for building basements properly in new homes - Best practices for building basements in new homes ...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

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

...ing moisture inside walls. It is also hydrophobic, meaning it is very resistant to moisture and water damage. There are many ‘all-in-one’ insulation products ...

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