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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
- Flood zone insulating basement ceiling with foam
We anticipate being flooded in the future and want to insulate the ceiling in the basement with closed foam insulation. Is there a danger of the house being broken when the river rises? We have no problem with putting in trap doors to let the water inside. We just want to know how big we need to mak...
- Nail holes in basement walls
I have block cement walls that previously had studs nailed to them. The old studs were ripped out because of water damage from a burst pipe. I am removing the old nails so I can frame new walls without worrying about running into them, (and some small chunks of concrete in the process). Do I need to...
- Insulating cellar under front porch. Any doís or doníts?
Basement is almost done! You guys helped me so much and I cannot thank you enough! Last minute idea to finish off this 4íx5í cellar under my front porch that is doored off from the rest of the basement. I just waterproofed the cinder blocks and debating on how to insulate/barrier/frame it. There is ...
- Onward Bifold doors
Hi Shannon I'm back to seek more help. This time I'm installing two sets of bifold doors in a closet opening. I have the 2 sets ( 4 doors ) pretty much hung and I realized I'm at a loss as to how are two sets of doors hung as per the centre sliding guide in the track, when I put one in each of the c...
- Window Trim
Iím looking to remove my window trim, sand, refinish and reinstall. when i removed one panel, thereís this blank space with nothing in it. should i fill it for better insulation? if yes, with what? thanks!...