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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
Hi, We just bought a house in Calgary, AB, Canada and notice that the basement is below grade and is insulated with fiberglass batt. There are no drywalls at the moment; hence, I have access to the vapor barrier and the fiberglass batt. The house is
I'm preparing to insulate my attic and need to know how much is necessary and how much weight the ceiling can support. I live in San Diego (mild/warm climate). The house was built in 1969
A skylight can provide your home with daylighting and ventilation. When properly selected and installed, an energy-efficient skylight can help minimize your heating, cooling, and lighting costs. Skylight Design ConsiderationsBefore selecting a skylig
It's the opposite, in fact: in terms of thermal performance, cellulose is better on the top layer. The reason for this is that compared to fiberglass, cellulose is more dense and more opaque to infrared radiation than fiberglass is. Most attic heat g
Energy gurus and building codes routinely recommend these days that foundation walls be insulated. One way of accomplishing that is by adding a layer of rigid foam insulation on the outside of the foundation. And that's exactly what William Poole is
Reference Number: KB-00294 Last Modified: July 16, 2015 The information in this article applies to: QUESTION I would like to know know to change the door hinge placement on a door in my plan. ANSWER You can adjust both the side of a hinged door that
There should be a steel plate over that notched stud /joist to prevent the wire from being damaged when sheet rock is installed as it is less than 1-1/4" from the nailing surface. The single gang box can be moved forward on the stud to make it a flus
This is a common issue that is often ignored or dealt with in shoddy ways. First, yes, set a mouse trap and get rid of the mouse. Then deal with the hole
You don't mention where you live so it is hard to give specific advice. The best suggestion is that if it will be climate controlled, it should be built similar to any other climate controlled structure in your area. That means keeping damp, warm air