Reinsulate / Discussions

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

...reinsulate but winter is coming and drafts are already getting in. Is there anything I can do to prevent that without upsetting my landlord? The wall I'm concer...

Posted by Teresa Cunningham Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...reinsulate and sheath. As well should I be putting the WRB barrier on the sheathing or the outer rigid insulation? Lastly, when adding a rain screen, I assume i...

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

Is spray foam a good way to insulate a house from the exterior?

...reinsulate first. He reccomends 2lb closed cell spray foam in between the studs (applied from the outside). I guess this will spray to the back of our interio...

Posted by Simon Levitt Dec. 21, 2020, 2:14 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you insulate a 70s home with 2x4 walls that has fiber glass insulation?

What is the best way to insulate from the outside? Rock wool? How costly of a project is this? Here is an article that will give you a starting place about tea...

Posted by Mark Aussenegg Nov. 26, 2018, 6:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you re-do the insulation on a old cabin from the outside?

I'm planning on stripping the outside walls right to the studs in an old cabin in cold/very cold climate. It will be heated once a week in winter. There is no ...

Posted by Raphael Couture Sept. 14, 2020, 8 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses