Questions about: insulation

I woud not try the "cut out or smash one pane" approach. I might try removing the pane as a unit (yep, you're going to have to dis-assemble wherever it was "built in place" a little) and drilling the seal/separator full of holes to ventilate it - or
Althea asks: Should I use faced or unfaced insulation in my attic? Danny Lipford: I’ve always said adding insulation to your attic is some of the best money you can spend to make your house more energy-efficient, but whether to use faced or unfaced i
Background: A bay window has been having ice dam issues for the past couple of years. I think the water is coming in through the space between the gutter and the fascia. That space is just on the inside edge of the bay window
49 replies to this topic Hi, We are looking at buying a house that was built about 30 years ago. It has shingles on the roof and I've been told they are made of cement fibre. I have a feeling that's another way to say asbestos
When you are surveying the windows in your house, you may think about the glass, locks and the trim, but not a moisture barrier. This can be a mistake as making sure to include some kind of moisture barrier ensures that water, moisture and vapor cann
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Cut batts to the appropriate height. You should have purchased insulation of the appropriate width, but you'll have to cut it to size for every space you want to fill, in terms of height. Lay the insulation out, then carefully use your utility knife
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I live in an old apartment which does not have laundry, or even laundry hookups. Since I despise laundromats, I took it upon myself to get a portable washer which connects to a sink, and a portable dryer. Now that summer is here, the dryer really nee
The first thing to do is isolate the part of the roof that's ventilated from the interior. There's no point in insulating a space that has huge holes in it which allow exterior air inside. Your plan seems like a good one, especially the part about th