Soundproofing / Discussions

What do I use in a dropped basement ceiling for soundproofing?

...soundproofing batts between the josts, and depending on your leve of irritance at sound and your budget, you could take a few other steps like adding resilient ...

Posted by Melissa Pickett Oct. 10, 2020, 12:19 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What kind of insulation do you recommend to put on my exterior sheet rock wall?

We live in San Jose California. Our house is 50 years old and I would like to add insulation to the outside of our stucco siding (concrete like material, about...

Posted by Uwe Thomas May 22, 2020, 10 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can I buy hemp batt insulation in Canada?

255sq ft surface area. Requiring hemp batt insulation for a metal structure. Would like to purchase Canadian product from Canadian diatributor (not California)...

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 12:48 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best material to use for wall and roof insulation?

Can you share what material you'd recommend to use for wall and roof insulation? Least toxic, and highest R factor? Wool, Fiberglass etc. Do you have a brand i...

Posted by Babak K July 12, 2020, 8:43 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Spray Foam for basements, which of the different types are best environmentally?

We are looking to finish our basement next spring and one builder suggested using spray foam insulation as he says it's a good choice for insulating and sealin...

Posted by Rose Adams Jan. 9, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best foam board insulation under drywall?

...soundproofing . You’re right about polyiso insulation and its reduced performance in cold weather, you may have read that here but we do have a page all the dif...

Posted by Wesley Pracht Jan. 11, 2020, 8:10 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Can I purchase XPS made with HFOs?

We start a new residential build Spring 2020. Can I purchase XPS panels with HFOs anywhere? If not, any idea when they will be available? If they aren't availa...

Posted by Kate Noblio Dec. 14, 2019, 12:35 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

Where can I buy hemp insulation for home renovation In Durham Region, Ontario?

Where can I buy hemp insulation in Durham Region area of Ontario, Canada? You can buy hemp insulation at Ecohome for Canada or the US , just send us an email...

Posted by Virgil N Jan. 23, 2020, 10:50 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada?

Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada? I have seen some in the uk We will soon be suppling Hemp Insulation and Hemp Building Products , we are curre...

Posted by Robin Bakker June 2, 2020, 1:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Can you use Hemp insulation to insulate a metal structure?

Can you use this to insulate a metal structure? Ie. Camper van. Anytime you put insulation on either side of metal, like putting batts of insulation between me...

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 1:16 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Which type of exterior insulation to use on a house?

I want to first off thank you for taking the time to read this and hopefully provide some help. I've watched the great videos on here and just want to ensure I...

Posted by Trevor Marshand May 26, 2020, 1:16 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

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

Hi I'm wanting to add insulation to the exterior of my home as I am planning to replace siding was considering rockwool comfortboard but this Halo product was ...

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

Where can I find hempwool and hemp Hurd/binder?

We are a hempcrete and hempwool installation company in Boulder, Colorado. I would like to have a consistent source of these products if possible. Are you the ...

Posted by eamonn mcnaughton Aug. 17, 2020, 9:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

Chevy Campervan remodel. I have respiratory issues and looking for the least toxic insulation for this metal frame. Do I need to use foil tape with hemp insula...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

What insulation should you use to cover the ground GEODESIC Dome?

Hi there - very much appreciate your input on our project: INSULATION to cover ground include GEODESIC Dome 24' Interested in HEMP or combination for insid...

Posted by Vincent Warwick Oct. 1, 2020, 2:09 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Do frost lines where studs are on a wall show a failure of spray foam insulation?

I have a customer with frost problems whose home shows every stud from the outside on a winter day. Would you say their spray foam insulation has failed? It's ...

Posted by Gerald Crozier July 22, 2019, 10:24 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses