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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
- How to Finish New Hardwood Transition
We recently renovated our kitchen. We knocked down a wall and widened a doorway. We laid LVP in the new kitchen and, as transitions, we used some new red oak boards to tie into the original hardwood in the house. We also had to rework an old piece of the original red oak to fill in the area where t...
- Cracks In old Floor leveler?
Hello, recently I had a drain in my laundry room back up, and damage some of my stick-on laminate tiles. The tiles were very old, so the adhesive got loose, and the tiles as well. However, my issue now is this: The floor leveler is cracked and uneven! It's only in a few spots, but it prevents me f...
- Bay window woes
Hi folks, a couple things to ponder. I have a bay window that my little butthead dachshund used to like to use as a toilet :evil: The wood bubbled up in places, gross I know, so I had a guy come and re-top it with 1/4 plywood. It looks like crap and now we are getting some frost on real cold day...
- Tiny nails!
I imagine there is a simple solution for this. I just purchased replacement flush pulls for my sliding closet doors. The pulls have tiny nails to attach the pull to the door. I donít see how drive in these tiny nails in such a confined space. Any special tricks or advice on a tool to buy would...
- Subfloor finishing question.
Half of our building will be a pottery studio about 30' x 25' and we're struggling to come up with a way to finish it. We are toying with the idea of painting it and then putting some kind of epoxy over it to fill all the little dents that OSB comes with. Is there a better way to do this, can we use...