Use the pink styrofoam in 2"thickness or two layers of 1 inch(r5) thickness..Cover this with 1/2" plywood and attach to roof rafters with screws..T...
have insulation blown in....much better.. you probably have oil paint on the inside of the house to act as your vapor barrier... seal all hol...
don't do it. the sand will pull moisture up from the concrete. the plywood on the plastic will cause moisture build up on the top side of plastic...
with no water being used in the house..put your ear to your main water line and listen for it hissing, as if you were using water..possible broken ...
venting is venting and the more the better.as long as you can get at it. i always use full soffit venting as it allow the whole lower roof area to ...
where are the ducts? if they are in the attic, then the ducts should have insulation on them to keep the heat out of the ducts. and hopefully the ...
red tuck/sheathing tape on the unstapled bit. but craft face batts allow moisture to go through easier than 6 mil vapor barrier, especially due to ...
using bathroom fans whenever showers are used or a bath. using the fan above the stove. get a humidity gage to show the humidity in the house. 40...
being an old house i would just put a standard batt of insulation in. no vapor barrier or craft paper face. unless code says so. let the old place...
using as a workshop without putting 6 mil vapor barrier on the insulation will allow your sawdust to move into the insulation ,causing the sawdust ...
a method that wouldn't disturb your foundation could be to dig around the foundation about 10 feet away(depending on stable soil conditions for the...
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double insulation shouldn't condensate badly provided that you had a proper vapor barrier of 6 mil to stop the warm moist air from inside heading o...
climb up into the new attic and cut open the old flat roof over where the pipes is and replace with new insulated ducts.
you seem to be describing soot on the floor. and plants don't like fumes of a bad burning furnace.is the chimney blocked up.
there is cedar siding on 2 by 8 plywood sheets. it goes up fast and saves in labor costs. does the old siding have tar paper/roofing felt behind...
if you are in a place that snows enough. then whirlybird/turbine roof vents. they stay above the snow and keep working all winter. if a rainy are...
if your town allows the foundation to be just 2 feet deep and then rebar drilled into the bedrock to anchor the house. since there is no danger of ...
most you can do is to add good fill into the crawl and raise it up about 2 feet and put down a new vapor barrier and new skimcoat of concrete.this ...
instead of water proofing the basement they put moisture absorbants into the wall... don't ever do this at home kids. use to water proof h...