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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
- joint compound, which one?
I read on internet that for joint compound it is better to use all-purpose for setting the tape and second coat and another finishing joint compound for finishing layer. many people seem to recommend all purpose joint compound. So i was wondering there is also another product (in HD for example its ...
- Tile Layout
Hey guys, I'm tiling a tiny, basic "L" backsplash. The tile is 2" squares. There is exactly 1/2 a tile overhang on both the long end and the short one. Do I put the cut tiles at the seam where they meet? Or at the edges? Bonus points for poorly drawn diagrams....
- holding bracket for blinds
im trying to install a bracket to hold my blinds and its supposed to be screwed into wall but im not able to on one of locations. is there a tape or adhesive u would recommend to hold the bracket? they are small blinds and this one is seldom used....
- Make interior brick look nice
My client has an old brick fireplace that she thinks looks kind of ratty compared to her newly-renovated living room. She wants me to paint it all white, but I'm hoping there is some way to clean up the brick and make it look nice again. It can't be highly labor intensive, as she's too old and not h...
- Basement Framing and Insulation
Hi Shannon, I'm just starting to insulate and frame my previously unfinished basement. My plan is to use 1" rigid foam board insulation, followed by batt insulation. As you have mentioned the rigid foam board acts as a vapour barrier BUT in your basement wall framing video you mention the need for a...