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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
- interior door do not close
I have follow the step by step , video how to remove and replace a door interior, is perfect plum on all of them are 5 doors 1 close perfect the other( 1 of them )close but the revel is all around from the striker all around till the middle hinges, with a quart coin in the reveal (1/16) , fro...
- Which hardwood for drawer slides?
I want to cut new slides for plastic ones that fell apart. I'm thinking that a hardwood would be best, but which one? I need something that will last but also slide easily. Suggestions? I remember reading a description of the days when plows were built by hand out of wood--four different kinds of ...
- Need to reinforce 2x6 wall studs. How?
Gonna be hanging a fairly bulky TV on the wall with a wall mount, but before I do I want to reinforce the wall studs just as an extra precaution. How do I go about reinforcing them? I'm going to remove a section of the drywall to get to the studs, but how do I actually make sure they're nice and sec...
- Vapor barrier confusion
I'll be replacing some drywall, and there was insulation but no vapor barrier. There is confusing info. out there (What else is new . . . ) about what to use for a vapor barrier, and if a vapor barrier is even needed. House in NY state, average east coast weather/temperature. Any help would beeb app...
- Drywall ceiling on resilient channel
Hi Shannon. I'm using resilient channel and roxul to sound dampen a basement ceiling. My question is do you still make the wall drywall butt tight to the ceiling or should you leave a gap? I'm not using res channel on the walls....