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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
- securing rattling spindles
hello all. I just moved into a new house. I've got a decent DIY background but was hoping for some suggestions on how to best resolve this one issue. Many of the spindles leading up my staircase are slightly loose in the holes under the hand railing. When we climb the stairs they tend to rattle ...
- Cantilever Balcony
I want to remove a window on the second floor of my home and install a french door and a small balcony outside only using the house to support the balcony, no post going to the ground. Is a cantilever balcony the only way to install this balcony, if so what codes should I follow? How far off the hou...
- Wall Height
If you want to build a 14ft wall, non load. Is it better to build an 8ft wall then a 6ft wall on top or build the wall the entire 14ft?...
- Framing Basement with Drywal Ceiling Already Up
In my state they recently passed a code that unfinished basements must have drywall installed on the ceiling. My question is twofold. 1. If i frame my basement can I do this without pulling the drywall off the ceiling? 2. If i pull the drywall down, will it be sturdy enough to re-hang it up given...
- Installing a drop ceiling where stairs end
Hi Shannon, Thank you so much for making the video on the "Install A Suspended or Drop Ceiling". It is very good compared to other contractors making videos. I require some tips when installing drop ceiling at the bottom of my stairs. See photo attached. The drywall just ends at the floor joists...