Tar paper / Discussions

What is the best way to do a basement renovation?

...tar paper on the concrete walls the left about 3/4 to an inch of air space than a 2x4 wall I think 16 on centre and used pink fibreglass insulation with vapour ...

Posted by BIG FOOT Nov. 18, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What is the best way to finish basement walls?

...tar paper on foundation wall, 2 by 2 framing with fiberglass insulation, vapour barrier and drywall. Everything I've researched including articles on this site ...

Posted by Aram Scaram Jan. 21, 2021, 5:13 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

What is the best foam board insulation under drywall?

...tar paper, R13 FB insulation, and the interior finish is 1/4 plywood panels. The siding is in OK shape but I really want the plywood panel interior gone and r...

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

How would I rectifiy problem of foundation wall cracks with finished basement?

...tario in 1983. In 1999 I finished the basement, with tar paper against the cement wall, then studs and four inches of batt insulation and then a vapour barrier ...

Posted by Terry P July 22, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...tar paper everywhere except laundry room, mechanical area, and beside stairs. Total basement sqft is approx 800. Livable space: 650sqft. My plan for each surf...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses