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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
- Leveling Wood Subfloors - Floating Bamboo
Hi - I'm ready to start floating bamboo flooring on the second story of my home. After removing the carpet, I've noticed a few dips in various high traffic areas. I have a few areas about 2'x2' and one area about 4'x6' to fix before starting. Depending on the area, the gaps range about 1/8'' to 3...
- Best cement mix to patch dips?
Im trying to patch up a few dips that are still present after using floor levelling compound in areas of my basement to bring it up within 1/8 flatness for subfloor, I used the mapei self leveller plus, however now im struggling to find something to use to patch the occasional 1/4-3/8" dip.. im stru...
- Small Drywall Niche
I made some small 13" x 13" x 3 1/2" (deep) niches between studs from drywall. Finished with outside corner bead and paper tape on inside corners. All was well up to this point. When it comes to finish coat of mud, it's a super pain to run knife as handle is always hitting one side or scraping too ...
Hi, in the past few months I have noticed some cracks along the seam of the ceiling and wall on interior walls on my house and today I came home and found the ceiling bowing in two spots right beside one another. This happened on the top floor. There are no signs of water either. We looked in the at...
- Installing closet doors
Hello house improvements friends. I have a question about installing closet doors. I have a few of those closet openings in the house that dont have any doors. My openings are 36" and 48". the problem that I have is that some openings are slightly less at the bottom ( or top ) and wider on the othe...