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  1. Insulation
    I'm looking to insulate my rim joists, but my 1890s era house has rim joists that look nothing like the clean, square ones in all the how-to photos and videos. My original plan was to air seal with caulk, then use Great Stuff around squares of rigid foam. My rim joists are so rough in the back...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi all, first and foremost my apologies for my newbie lack of proper terminology, etc. I'm weighing two options for building a small garage loft (strong enough to store 2 sets of winter tires among other smaller items). Here are some of the general details: -Approximately 4.5' x 9.5' (width...
  3. Insulation
    Hi, I have been working on insulating rim joists. So far I have pulled out all old pink batts, caulked joints, installed 2" XPS and caulked that in place. We want R20 so my next step is another layer of 2" XPS cut a bit narrower glued in place then great stuff around the foam and over the sill...
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