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  1. Building & Construction
    Hey everyone. I have two technical questions about insulation and house wrap I'm finding different views on. Location: Quebec. 1. Is it better to wrap Tyvek OVER exterior EPS insulation boards or BELOW? 2. I will be using 2x12 rafters for a vaulted ceiling. My plan is to put R-31 batt...
  2. Insulation
    I'm renovating/reinsulating my basement, and from everything I've read, interior polyethylene vapor barriers should be avoided, walls should be allowed to dry inwards, and poly barriers trap moisture below grade since the walls can't dry outwards. So my plans was to use EPS with R-12 batts...
  3. Insulation
    I have a 1950's home in Palm Beach County, FL. In an enclosed area that was once a screened porch and Florida room, the roof is 1x6 tongue and groove on 4x6 rafters spaced 24" oc. That is the interior ceiling; no insulation. The area is air conditioned but obviously it gets very hot in the...
  4. Building & Construction
    hello I'm new to diy ,been a carpenter for 25 years- framing ,trim, and some formwork, there is alot that I have done but i have never had to put siding over 1.5" of eps (polystyrene). , I'm in the planning stages of my own addition (doing my own plans and details )and plan to have 2x4 walls...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hello, This is my first post to DIY Chatroom. I am looking forward to hearing some informed opinions on my questions. I have a split-level 1979 raised bungalow home in cold Quebec that I am doing a lot of energy-efficiency retrofits to. One problem area was the ground level entry room that led...
  6. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I'm looking at redoing my basement bathroom, and one of the things I want to do is put in insulation in my subfloor. Currently the subfloor is the slab (house was built in '67). My original thought was to put in 1" extruded polystyrene insulation and 3/4" ply on top, and then tile ontop of the...
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