Wood frame construction / Discussions

Do frost lines where studs are on a wall show a failure of spray foam insulation?

...wood frame construction would always include continuous insulation on the exterior of walls, without that you may see indications of thermal bridging through st...

Posted by Gerald Crozier July 22, 2019, 10:24 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?

...wood frame exposed out in the rain for weeks or months to get saturated and warped. The next level up from that are companies that offer prefab ‘turn key’ hom...

Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?

...frame with non-standard (or non-existant) stud-spacing, I am also wondering if these panels are meant specifically for new construction with 16" OC and if I'll ...

Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses

What do you think of insulated T Studs in Canada?

...wood studs is building them in partnership with spray foam manufacturers that have changed to safer blower agents with lower GHGs (Greenhouse Gases), that would...

Posted by Lee Watt June 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses