You are here: House Improvements > Interior
Interior Home Improvement Articles
How to fix a leak in a basement wall or pool
How To Install Bifold Closet Doors
How To Construct an Arched Opening
|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
- cutting drywall in a stairwell
I am installing Sheetrock in the hallway with stairs. How do you cut angles for both, top and bottom of the hallway? Thank you....
- Installing interior door with hardwood floor in remodel
I am remodeling an older home and have a question about installing the interior doors and wood floor. The home was originally carpeted but I have removed all of it and will be installing 3/4" solid hardwood flooring throughout. The existing rough opening height for the doors is 82-1/2" high (measure...
- Ductwork, re-routing.
G'day! So, I'm about to start digging into some long overdue basement reno's. Currently unfinished basement that I hope to turn into a theatre/living room, bathroom, storage room and workshop. I hope to have everything done in two weeks! lol Just kidding. Actually, there is no real time frame,...
- Exterior or interior first? Remodeling
I live in a house that was built in the 1900s. The walls need redone inside and out. We looked under the vinyl on the outside and it looks like it's very possibly just the original wood, or at least some old wood siding. We didnt see any weather wrap under it. The house is extremely drafty and where...
- stengthing roof trusses
two story house, with a split floor. talked to an engineer about taking the wall upstairs out to make it an open floor plan. The engineer gave it the okay, saying it wasn't load bearing. Because of the age of the house, he said to watch after the first big snow fall for cracks in the ceiling(I live ...