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12-05-13, 05:18 AM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hi Bud, I went with the 1.5 inch boards to...

Hi Bud,

I went with the 1.5 inch boards to give myself R7.5. On top of that I added the framing, and between the studs is R13, to give myself a total of R20.

The studs will be covered in...
12-04-13, 05:25 PM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Okay gents, One further question. Once the...

Okay gents,

One further question. Once the roxul is installed between the studs, do I need a vapour barrier again? I was under the impression that the rigid foam would act as the vapour barrier,...
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Posted By yukonjoe

Okay, so I should def hop over to homedepot to...

Okay, so I should def hop over to homedepot to see the specs. Are the specs on the box, because its usually hard to find somebody to ask for a copy...I constantly get the "Its not my row" bit
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Posted By yukonjoe

Pot Lights in a crawl space

Hi Folks,

I first want to clarify what I mean by crawl-space. This is the area under my basement landing, and is enclosed in the finished area of the house. Different from the usage of that term...
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Posted By yukonjoe

I think that is the direction I am forced to...

I think that is the direction I am forced to take. I will put an elbow on the end to point down and put screen on it to keep critters out.
The area it will come out will eventually hold a garden,...
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Posted By yukonjoe

Bud, thanks for the reply. It's all good. I run...

Bud, thanks for the reply. It's all good. I run AC most of the summer months. I just started running it actually this week...29 degrees celcius is waaay tooo hot!

I'm really hoping somebody can...
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hi Bud, This is simple a concrete room under...

Hi Bud,

This is simple a concrete room under my porch. Two of the walls are 'interior' in that they are open basement areas on the other sides. The doorway to the basement is in one of the...
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Posted By yukonjoe

Cold Cellar Problem

Hi All,

I moved in to my new house 2 years ago, and didn't realize it had settled quite a bit over this time. The builder had put in a cold cellar for me with a vent, but now the vent is...
04-30-13, 05:04 AM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Great thanks Bud! Will take it under...

Great thanks Bud! Will take it under consideration!
04-29-13, 04:30 PM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hi Folks, I went into my local Winroc today....

Hi Folks,

I went into my local Winroc today. I didn't realize this place sells to the general public and not just to contractors.
I had a great chat with the sales rep. He made a few...
04-28-13, 05:57 AM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hi Gary, I just put two and two together. ...

Hi Gary,

I just put two and two together. Sorry for my slowness. I thought 'dryloc' was a feature of the foam board. With some additional googling (I could not find a board with this feature at...
04-28-13, 05:41 AM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Gary, thanks for the great reply. You have...

Gary, thanks for the great reply. You have clarified things further.
I had originally looked at the C200 and C300 products, but their descriptions indicated they were for exterior use. This is why...
04-27-13, 06:53 PM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Thanks for the reply. My closest city is...

Thanks for the reply.

My closest city is Toronto, Canada.

I think part of my problem is deciding on the proper product. Home Depot Canada seems to have a limited selection of rigid products,...
04-27-13, 07:02 AM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Doh, I just realized the R value on that sheet is...

Doh, I just realized the R value on that sheet is the minimum per inch. Given that I'm installing a two inch panel, I should double it...I'm still curious if you think my previous posted strategy is...
04-27-13, 05:43 AM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hi Bud, Once again, thanks for answering. ...

Hi Bud,

Once again, thanks for answering. Are you saying this product would be a good bang for my buck (loonie)? However, the sheet you sent me doesn't seem to indicate R8 like the HomeDepot.ca...
04-26-13, 08:34 PM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Okay, thanks to Bud's informative articles, and...

Okay, thanks to Bud's informative articles, and some additional research, I've decided to rip out the diaper roll of insulation.
I plan on putting in RIGID foam sheets of 2" to give myself an R...
04-24-13, 08:18 PM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hi Bud, I appreciate your comments but I still...

Hi Bud, I appreciate your comments but I still have some questions. You mentioned fibreglsss and wood being behind the barrier, and photo 2 in the article indicates that. Howevet,, my insulation...
04-24-13, 02:33 PM
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Posted By yukonjoe

Hey Bud, thanks for the detailed reply. I...

Hey Bud, thanks for the detailed reply.

I understand that there are better products out there, but unfortunately the budget is a bit constrained at this time. I understand that the vapor...
04-24-13, 04:58 AM
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Views: 3,520
Posted By yukonjoe

Insulation Tape Question

Hi All, first time poster here,

My builder was kind enough to insulate the interior of my basement walls down from the floor joists to 6 inches from the floor. However, it looks like they 'rolled'...
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