Wood ceiling / Discussions

How do you insulate a ceiling and finish it on the inside with wood?

...wood afterwards, and here is a link to a page that may help for choosing a wood type, it is about Installing Wood Ceilings & Cost compared to Drywall . You will...

Posted by antonija klotz Oct. 20, 2019, 7:31 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Where can I get wood planks for a ceiling?

...Wood Ceilings & Cost compared to Drywall If not, have a look since there are different examples of style, wood type and finish. We aren't suppliers of wood, m...

Posted by zulie alnahas Aug. 23, 2020, 6:01 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 1 Responses

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

...wood siding on 3 sides & brick on the front of the house. I want to put metal siding over the wood & add insulation in between. Will this solve my moisture prob...

Posted by Cheri Banet Jan. 23, 2020, 10:22 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to finish a basement with exposed pink fiberglass insulation?

...wood or drywall ceiling? The walls are concrete that my husband painted with a white moisture barrier product that seem best to leave alone to avoid mold proble...

Posted by Claudia Fieo Oct. 6, 2020, 10:48 a.m. Basements improvements 0 Responses

What is the best way to deal with a drop ceiling in a high humidity room?

...ceiling to the outdoor deck subfloor is tongue and groove 3/4 inch wood boards, then rigid foam insulation and then faced fiberglass batts and then plywood subf...

Posted by steve Roberts Dec. 24, 2019, 8:01 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 1 Responses

What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?

...ceiling) -new electric baseboards -geothermal system with some kind of hydronic system (underfloor/baseboards/radiators)? -epa certified wood fireplace in...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a concrete block house?

I purchased a home built in the 50's. The exterior is brick. I removed some interior paneling expecting to find a wood frame celtex and empty wall cavities. I ...

Posted by kent wardecke Oct. 17, 2020, 11 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?

...wood floor on the other side of the crawl space ceiling. I haven't insulated because I read different articles and didn't want mold. But now I really need to do...

Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses

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

...wood forms and also plan to add at least 2" of EPS to the concrete ceiling and mineral wool. My cold room is a small 6' x 6' space. Putting EPS foam insulation ...

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

How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?

...ceiling. We opened it up and found the insulation is very damp on the foundation side. There is no mold in there but my hand got wet in the spots I stuck it in....

Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

How do we find a designer for our new build?

...ceiling over dining/living (approximately 1600 sft) 3 bedrooms - Master needs to be not less than 12x12 - Second bedroom can be 11x10 - Bunk Room for kids – acc...

Posted by Tim Blais Feb. 15, 2021, 8:40 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

Where does a vapour barrier go when building a shed in southern Ontario?

...wood exterior sheathing, R14 roxul batts and the infamous 6 mil poly. The ceiling is R40 pink as I got a good deal, and figure if it cost the same as R24, may a...

Posted by Charley Nelson Nov. 5, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?

...ceiling is the textured look (ie popcorn ceiling), so I assume it's on drywall. The interior beam is covered in a veneer, but I'm guessing that it's wood behind...

Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?

...wood. And further to that, wood can act as an air and vapor barrier in some cases , particularly if it has a finish on it, so plywood with a finishing coat of v...

Posted by Sue Colbourne Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses

Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?

I have a 14 foot wide by 70 foot long single wide mobile home. It has a 12 ft by 12 ft add on. The home has sheet rock with 1/2 inch stucco on the walls and ce...

Posted by Chryss James Nov. 19, 2020, 9:06 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?

...wood applied to the outside. I am planning to add a wall to complete the partition between the winecellar and the crawlspace, insulate the ceiling and all walls...

Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 2 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...ceiling and foundation and attic insulation Calculate the amount of glazing (not too much, not too little) Having glazing facing the right direction (e.g., ...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

How do you install radiant floor heating in an old building?

I have an old camp 16'x24'...looks like hell on the outside but all the wood is good on the inside....just bare stud walls ...real 2x4's....it sits about 2 fee...

Posted by Rob Doda March 19, 2020, 3:21 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses