Preventing water leaks / Discussions

What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?

...leaks and preventing water leaks. That means air seals around the exterior of windows and sloping window sills to make sure any water that may infiltrate can dr...

Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best way to seal around windows?

I took off the trim around a sliding door during the summer in search of a pesky cricket, I found the cricket but I also found big gaps between window and fram...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Oct. 8, 2019, 8:53 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

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

...waterproof). You can read all about rigid insulation panels here . Installing insulation that acts as a vapour barrier on the outside will not serve you well,...

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