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What considerations should be made when installing a green roof on a metal building?

...to get an idea of what we're facing. We can advise you on the general steps to take to protect a roof, but when it comes to the structure, we would not be able ...

Posted by Nina Flores Feb. 16, 2020, 4:57 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

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

...top and is hanging down folding over in half to allow the top half of the wall to dry out. Not sure what to do. I don't want the framing to get moldy. If spray ...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 34 Responses

Should I replace my skylights with solar tubes?

...where it’s leaking, replace it with a lightwell, or cover it altogether. Switching to a lightwell will mean needing to reframe the opening to fit it, then worki...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Nov. 30, 2018, 9:32 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a Multi-material wall?

...together by the mortar. So they are more at risk of cracking when exposed to the seasonal freeze / thaw cycle. It's tough to really visualize what you have wi...

Posted by Steve J Sept. 29, 2020, 10:15 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?

...to do it yourself, this is hands down the best way to go. What they give you are custom step-by-step directions for assembly from start to finish. It’s not qu...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

What is the best way to install 5" of XPS rigid foam on interior basement walls?

...to stay wet forever anyway since the ground is wet even if you were to allow it to dry to the interior. On that point – if drying to the interior is something...

Posted by Sean MacDonald June 14, 2021, 10:42 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 8 Responses