Wood ceiling / Discussions

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

...wood cabin. I believe it is cedar that has been stained and the ceikling is also exposed. We do not want to cover the ceiling that is why we are insulating the ...

Posted by Terry Skindilias April 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 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 5 Responses

What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?

...ceiling, and our furnace is already up to it's limit - the thinking is that we may also opt for the electric powered air heating as we don't want baseboard heat...

Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses

Is it OK to put 1 inch of EPS under vinyl siding with no wall insulation?

...ceilings and floor have been insulated, dense pack celluose in ceilings 4 in Amivic graphite EPS under floors. Walls have no insulation, siding is T-1-11 from...

Posted by Roger Smith Nov. 12, 2019, 6:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...ceiling isn't either. You may be able to blow insulation into the attic if it has one, or if it is a vaulted ceiling you may also be able to continue whatever w...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 Responses

Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?

...ceiling and the finished basements (always cold) insulation - which I will in time. The windows (double pane) and doors are all Zone 2 rated appear to have been...

Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...wood 2x4. I will have to cut the rigid board to insert between the horizontal 2x4. The walls have 1.5 " space. If I go 2" it could work but with the 1/2 " pine ...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses