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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
- Drywall patch problem ...
Hi Shannon, I patched and sanded smooth a 10"x14" area in the ceiling and allowed a couple of days to dry. The problem is when I rolled on primer some spots began to peel/flake off. I'm just using regular mud compound ... nothing special. Can you tell me what's going on and how to do it right? Chee...
- Primer peeling off drywall after first primer coat
Hi, Two day ago I painted primer (Zinsser Bull's Eye 123) with spray gun on my new drywalls. As I am learning, I did it only in my walking closet and during painting I already noticed I am spraying too much as primer is running down on walls (I saw drops). Today I started fixing primer that runs do...
- Framing Basement Walls that have a French Drain
Hi, My basement has been waterproofed with a french drain and sump pump. Nailing into the concrete...into the french drain voids the warranty. How can I install the bottom plate without nailing into the concrete?...
- Removing Tile in Kitchen - Nails Everywhere
Hi there, I am currently renovating a house for the first time and have been pulling up old tile in the kitchen. It is stuck down pretty well and is turning out to be a real tough job to get it up. Anyway something that has surprised me to find is nails...everywhere. Looks like the installer hammere...
- Framing a boiler
Hi I was curious if you had any videos or tips on how to frame around my boiler and water heater when redoing my laundry room....