Sheathing / Discussions
What kind of non-toxic exterior sheathing can be used in place of plywood?
June 4, 2020, 1:12 p.m. Wood and organic materials 0 Responses
Is the ZIP sheathing system good or bad for water control?
Nov. 26, 2019, 4:03 p.m. Walls and Roofs 4 Responses
Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?
Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses
What is safer than OSB for someone with multiple chemical sensitivities?
April 27, 2020, 1:01 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
Followup to the question How do you install Larsen Trusses on a home in Minneapolis?
Feb. 27, 2020, 1:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
How can I prevent animals from getting behind the siding on my house?
Feb. 22, 2020, 1:52 p.m. Pest control 0 Responses
Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?
Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?
Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses
Do I need a standard 6 mil poly vapor barrier with dense cellulose exterior wall?
May 1, 2020, 9:18 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?
Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses
Spray Foam for basements, which of the different types are best environmentally?
Jan. 9, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses
How do you insulate a 70s home with 2x4 walls that has fiber glass insulation?
Nov. 26, 2018, 6:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Do frost lines where studs are on a wall show a failure of spray foam insulation?
July 22, 2019, 10:24 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses
How do you seal windows from the exterior for water and air but not create a vapor seal?
Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
Should a Vapor Barrier be installed over Exterior Grade Plywood?
March 6, 2020, 1:24 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses