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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
- Add vapor barrier after 2" rigid foam on walls?
I have just finished installing rigid foam, and going to spray the joist ends to tie to the top of the rigid foam, but my question is, do I need a vapor barrier after the framing? I'd be putting roxul between the studs. Foam is taped top to bottom, and anything that has a larger gap, has had foam in...
Any suggestions for something I could do to make these obstacles look like they are part of the room? Sorry I don't know why it attached my pics sideways and I'm a total newbie to this forum or any forum for that matter.....
- Floating wall gap & baseboard install?
Hey Shannon and the gang, I was relooking over things in my basement before I get Sprayfoam and drywall in, and I noticed that when I framed this section of wall the gap is roughly 2 5/8” from the bottom pt plate to the bottom of the wall plate. I plan on using roughly 4” baseboard and a thin sub f...
- Securing a Safe to an Interior Brick Wall
Hi Team, Looking for some guidance from the group on a recent installation project of mine. I installed a medium sized safe to a brick wall in my basement with 2" lug bolts into plugs for brick. Clever and looks great I thought, until upon further thinking it, realized: 1 - it's in the basement, th...
- Holes in drywall mud
Hello all. I'm new to the forum and mudding and taping drywall. I had some holes I patched and I'm using all purpose joint compound. I ran 3 coats of mud and everything looked good, but upon closer inspection I noticed little holes all throughout my mud after it dried. How can I prevent this? How do...