Vapour barrier solution for Renovations / Discussions

Can you use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?

...barrier membrane. That would be a solution for new builds, are you looking for a vapour barrier solution for Renovations? If you are simply concerned because ...

Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses

For home renovation, is it better to install insulation on the inside or outside?

...vapour barrier as well as an air barrier, so it’s a nice all in one solution, though we would recommend you source one of the brands that have moved to lower GW...

Posted by Neil Richardson Jan. 29, 2019, 4:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do I waterproof a foundation from the inside?

...solutions don’t solve the problem, please write back and include details about your basement walls and floors – insulation, vapour barrier, finishing materials,...

Posted by Kurt Brenner Nov. 14, 2017, 9:47 a.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...vapour barrier. By cutting a bunch of holes in your vapour barrier you are letting moisture though, which is testament to the fact that the vapour barrier is ...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 15 Responses

How do I insulate my half below grade basement?

...barrier playing out – that would be a vapor barrier on both sides of the stud wall, no? Dry inside does not mean for sure the concrete is dry, in fact if it h...

Posted by tom mckeand Oct. 14, 2019, 11:01 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses