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In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside

8" semi rigid and 5 1/2" between the studs. why not use 8" semi rigid, 3 1/2" between the studs and 2 " more semi rigid on the inside beneath the gyprock? Is t...

Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What is the best way to seal around windows

...Roxul is our batt insulation of choice due partly to it’s composition of being largely recycled, but also that it handles exposure to moisture well. I would sug...

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

How do you finish the exterior of slab on grade?

...roxul that would be exposed after building the exterior walls. Hi Dave Just to be clear when you say the 'top of the Roxul', the top horizontal edge of the sl...

Posted by Dave Derouin Oct. 18, 2018, 1:45 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What type of Insulation can I use on the exterior of my home?

...Roxul) and Johns Manville. I would recommend you take advantage of the moment to install an exterior air barrier; it’s unlikely that the house is currently ve...

Posted by Scott Muller April 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 6 Responses

Insulating walkout basement made of CMU Wall with a rockwool.

I am looking for advise on how to insulate CMU walkout basement with Rockwool insulation. I have one wall fully above ground (walkout side) one wall fully be...

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...Roxul) that is not affected by moisture, so it’s much safer to have in a potentially humid environment like a crawlspace. Insulating between the floor joists i...

Posted by Anonymous Nov. 14, 2017, 9:22 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

What do you think of insulated T Studs in Canada?

I found a video by Matt Risinger of a house using the thermal or T stud. Have you seen this product and what are your thoughts on its use in Canada. It allows ...

Posted by Lee Watt June 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

High humidity levels and coldness

...roxul insulation in the floor joist in the basement, but my idea was dismissed. I was told that I should add more insulation in the attic and insulate the walls...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

How to insulation the outside of a log home

...Roxul insulation, horizontal strapping with 1x3s and then either vinyl siding or pre painted wood board and batten. My questions would be, do I need to have a a...

Posted by Michael Hickey Aug. 2, 2018, 6:03 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house and I'd like to know which type of insulation you think is best.

...Roxul prior to re-branding). It’s sort of a failsafe insulation in the sense that air goes through it, moisture goes through it and water drains through it. You...

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