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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
- Divets/Tears in Vinyl Sheet?
Hello! I have something going on with my kitchen floor. I am not sure if it is Linoleum or Vinyl, but it is one big sheet and there are a couple divets and tears in it. Is there any epoxy or silicone I can use to prevent further damage and tearing? I do not have any of the material to try and patch ...
- Basement window trim
Hey Guys, Just wondering what type of wood I should use to frame out the window? This is what I am trying to achieve?...
- Cold walls and cabinets
Hello. My home was built in 1974. I've been here for almost ten years. I have been slowly renovating, and discovering how poor the house was built. I live in New Brunswick Canada, so we have cold winters. We did have wood heat, but a crumbling chimney, a non csa approved stove and rising insurance c...
- Cold spot on floor (with thermal image)
When walking barefoot, I always noticed that there one area on my hardwood flooring that was noticeable cold to the touch. Sure enough, I grabbed the thermal camera the results confirmed my suspicion. The area in question is about 4-5C cold than the rest of the floor. The area in question is right...
- Freeze on Exterior Windows
What does it mean if my exterior windows are freezing in the upper floor? Is it something to do with Roof?...