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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
- revarnishing wood floor
I was a little too aggressive in trying to remove a scuffmark from my wood floor and took some of the varnish off. What’s my best option for restoring the affected area? I know absolutely nothing about what products are used to stain/varnish wood floors so please state the obvious....
- Basement insulation remodel
Hi there, appreciate the videos on YouTube. I have a few questions. I have a older home which I am remodeling the basement. I have removed the drywall from the ceilings and walls and am going to leave the ceiling open. The walls were framed first with 1/2 foam insulation (looks like packaging materi...
- Cork for solid hardwoods underlayment
Hi, I am preparing for solid hardwood installation over plywood subfloor and I am choosing underlayment. Are you using cork at all? I've heard good opinions about it. Installation instruction suggest felt paper so I think I should follow that but cork seems to have so much value (R-value, sound, le...
- Painting trim
Bought this stuff at lowes to paint our white trim and its ultra thin and transparent. The trim has a number of imperfections we need to cover. Any ideas whats wrong here? http://low.es/1RUF9ep We just went the basic white boring paint, to cover white wood trim and some wood. nothing special....
- Should I remove wall wrap insulation
Hi, I am planing to finish my basement, builder installed wall warp insulation with R 20 value. It is done on full walls top to bottom. My question is do I need to remove it before framing, or I can leave it and frame. Second question is R20 good enough or do I need more insulation within frame stud...