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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
- Sanding primer or not
I skim coated my walls, and sanded it all smooth (220). Then I foam rolled primer/sealer (Glidden gripper), which left a slight texture vs the sanded glassy smoothness across the walls. My final coat is IdeaPaint dry erase paint (thick like the primer) hence super high gloss so I'm seeking the glas...
- Attic and garage ceiling insulation
Taking advantage of the GreenON rebate that we have here in Ontario, I've registered and will have a company come in to do attic and garage ceiling installation. Thought about DIY but with the rebate, there's not much saving. I have a few questions. 1. I haven't check what type of current blown ins...
- drop ceiling conundrum
Hi. I am currently installing a drop ceiling in my basement. I understand I should have an even border all the way around. That's easy for the edges width-wise. How do you make it even at the ends of the mains? I have a 16' 10" length so I have to join two mains together. I would have roughly a 5" b...
- Tube through basement wall?
I just bought a new place and found this tube coming through the basement wall. Does anyone know what it might be? Iím wondering if itís a drain for a dehumidifier since itís next to an electrical plug. Thanks for your help!...
- Hanging door trim: gap between trim and door frame
I've been replacing the trim on all my upstairs doors over the last couple of days. Everything was going great until I got to the front door. It looks like the door frame was installed at an angle, or has shifted over time. I'm not sure. But I mocked up a piece of trim and there is a colossal gap be...