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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
- Sistering roof trusses
One side of our single storey building ( current renovation project and future home and pottery studio) got wet and stayed wet. The end result is that in the rear section, where the apartment will be, one wall rotted out and collapsed. This dropped the ends of some of the trusses about a foot and th...
- Help mounting a "live edge" shelf
So I got the boss a thick slab of wood, cherry I think, and she wants it on the wall as a shelf. She bought what appear to be solid wood bookends that she wants to use as shelf supports. I have no idea how to mount these things. I was thinking GRK structural screws but then the heads would show t...
- Convert Cold Room to Sauna
Hello! Iím a first time poster and just getting into home renovation. I have a cold room. I want to turn it into a sauna. Iíve been trying to google information but nothing so far. What are the general steps? Is this something that can be DIY or I need professionals. Iím thinking I first need to...
- Sill plate insulation
Hi , my sill plate is flush with my foundation wall, should i apply foam filler in the gap or since i will apply 1'' rigid foam on all foundation walls i just leave it like that thanks[attachment=0]rim.jpg[/attachment]...
- Drywall +insulation
Hi , Found this drywall sheets fixed on the non foundation part of my wall (bricks from outside) I will install rigid insulation (1'') on that wall Should i remove these drywall sheets and replace them with plywood, or i can leave them and continue my insulation process ( rigid foam + roxwool r14) ...