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|How To Install Insulation In Your Walls
To insulate a wall cavity you have pretty much two different ways to do it. You can either have someone spray foam it or you yourself can install batt style insulation. In this article I will explain to you how to install batt insulation or as sometimes referred to as fiberglass insulation.
|How To Install Poly Vapor Barrier
Installing polyethylene (poly) to the warm side of a exterior wall is very important. This is generally referred to as installing vapour barrier because the main function is to stop the warm moist air in your home from entering the cold interior space inside of your wall cavity.
|Soundproofing A Room
In today's world of home theatres and surround sound movie watching many people decide to sound proof these rooms or areas from other areas in their homes. This is usually a very good idea and depending on what level of sound proofing you are looking for there are a few options out there.
|How To Install A Door Knob
If you need to replace a door knob in your home it should be about a 10 minute easy job. Start by removing the parts from the package and finding the latch. The length or "backset" of the latch will usually be adjustable either 2 3/8" or 2 3/4". Determine the backset of your door ...
Recent Interior Forum Discussions
- Basement wall insulated by builder
I have my entiry basement wall insulated by the builder and I am planning to finish it and wanted to know can I fram on top of it and then add extra insulation and wrap it up with plasitc sheet I am attaching a picture of the wall. One more questions to Join two 2x4 can I user 2 3/8 nails or shoul...
- Moisture fix
Hi, Im quite new to this stuff, anyway I'm trying to repair some moisture that getting in the walls, so while scraping the paint and plaster off I found that beyond the cement that surrounds the glass door the plaster is VERY thick/deep about 4-5 in. I was told i had to remove the plaster and apply...
- Hardwood Floor Install - Excessively Crowned Joists
Hello, I have a question regarding getting my subfloor level prior to a hardwood install. I saw a couple of other threads close to this topic, but not quite the same as my situation. To give some background: My home was built in 2004, and has standard wood joists 16"OC with 3/4" OSB sub...
- Wall mount tv
I am thinking on hanging a tv on the wall but was concerned. Where I want to put it is on a exterior wall in the living room. Is this a bad idea as the wall should have a vapour barrier and I would be putting holes in the vapour barrier for the wall tv bracket and I am concerned that would create a ...
- Insulating Basement Walls with Rigid Foam
I live in North New Jersey (Zone 5) and I am going to be finishing my basement. My thought was to use the rigid polyfoam boards as the insulation. Here is what I (think) I know. 1. Zone 5 has a code for R-13 insulation for basement 2. Rigid polyfoam boards have a rating of R-5 per inch. 3. That me...