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08-13-18, 12:34 PM
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Vinyl Plank Flooring On Concrete

Going to install vinyl plank flooring over new concrete in mud room. I've read differing opinions on using a vapour barrier or not. The manufacturer website says its not required but I've read a few...
02-15-18, 02:54 PM
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Views: 1,222
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No....the bathroom is a "land-locked" room that...

No....the bathroom is a "land-locked" room that has no outside walls so there is no forced air system.
02-15-18, 12:13 PM
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OK...thanks. ................. Sound Attenuation...

OK...thanks. ................. Sound Attenuation or Sound Blocking or Sound Masking.?
02-15-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
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Soundproofing Bathroom Door

I have already installed a Safe.n.Sound door,rubber door strip along bottom and spongy peel back weatherstripping around door frame. I still hear every noise coming out the bathroom (and see light...
12-22-17, 08:12 AM
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Views: 10,645
Posted By wee-haggis

I should have used the term masonite (sorry a...

I should have used the term masonite (sorry a Canadian from Scotland,I'm still using the terminology I used in these countries). I know I have seen wallpaper on masonite I'm just not sure if it was...
12-21-17, 01:10 PM
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Views: 10,645
Posted By wee-haggis

Wallpapering Over Hardboard

2 Questions about wallpapering.
1)I will be using heavy duty,beadboard look wallpaper over hardboard. I haven't put the wallpaper up yet. Is it better to wallpaper over smooth or rough surface of...
11-22-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By wee-haggis

Thanks Pilot. The insulation has an R value of...

Thanks Pilot. The insulation has an R value of 31. Would you say that the couple of inches of exposed joists could also be a cause of cold transfer ?
11-22-17, 10:57 AM
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Views: 534
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Adding Insulation Under Floor

I recently had an addition built on helical piles and had the underfloor insulated with spray foam (see attached image). The insulation does an "ok" job but I feel the floor is still a bit on the...
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Shower stall - caulking of base and walls.

I've looked through the Mirolin website and I can see instructions on how to caulk between the vertical wall panels and where the walls meet the base, but it doesn't mention anything about where the...
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Covering Insulated Floor - Underside

Just finished home addition built on helical pier foundation. The underside of the floor have been sprayed with 5-1/2 inches of closed cell insulation foam (as per photo). The perimiter of the crawl...
05-10-15, 04:59 AM
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Closing Vents In Basement

First year in this house.
I have 24000 BTU of cooling from my A/C unit.
The house is very small (main level and basement....total square feet, 1100)
The unit is more than capable of handling the...
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Duct Passing Through Cabinet

To redirect and existing duct to another space, the insulated flex duct would have to pass through an existing,unused floor,storage cabinet (no alternate route to get to this space).
Any issues...
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Flex Duct For HVAC

In Ontario,am I correct in saying that the flex duct (the one that used for clothes dryer vents) is not permissible for HVAC systems ?
But, I am permitted to use the insulated flex duct thats made...
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By wee-haggis

The existing window and door are marked on the...

The existing window and door are marked on the submitted drawings(to be removed creating openings) and have also been viewed during the first inspection
05-02-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By wee-haggis

Thanks....I was going to add,....is there a...

Thanks....I was going to add,....is there a requirement to have all light fixtures and appliances connected as well at the time of the final ?
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Views: 490
Posted By wee-haggis

Final Inspection Requirements

In Ontario, I have built a small addition to my house. For the duration of the build I have left the existing patio door and small window in place with the intent of removing them when all the clean...
05-02-15, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By wee-haggis

Ontario - ESA Final Inspection

Do the receptacle and switch covers and plates have to be on for final inspection ?
(the wall painting is not done until after the inspection)
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Views: 674
Posted By wee-haggis

Thanks guys. Appreciate responses. If the need...

Thanks guys. Appreciate responses. If the need for water proofing appears to be unnecessary, what about carpenter ant and termite protection (or, do they only like damp wood ?)
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Views: 674
Posted By wee-haggis

Protecting untreated wood

I have built an addition to my house using a Helical Pile Foundation.
About 3ft off the ground I have 2x10 support beams spanning the piles.
The underside of the floor has been sprayed with closed...
04-22-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By wee-haggis

Thanks.....if i use 6mil poly, I/m wondering how...

Thanks.....if i use 6mil poly, I/m wondering how to you seal around the cable entries...with Tuck Tape ?
04-22-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By wee-haggis

Ontario- Vapour Barrier Around Boxes

In Ontario, is the Poly around the electrical boxes required for the ESA rough in Inspection ?.....or is this only required when the Insulation inspection is done ?
04-21-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By wee-haggis

Thanks guys.Much appreciated

Thanks guys.Much appreciated
04-20-15, 06:41 AM
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Views: 947
Posted By wee-haggis

Box Fill - Ontario ?

I'm a bit confused with the box fill rules in Ontario, Please review attached drawing and tell me if both these boxes are sufficient in size to accomodate the illustrated wiring. Thanks...
04-19-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By wee-haggis

Do pigtail wires increase the box fill capacity ?

Do pigtail wires increase the box fill capacity ?
04-18-15, 07:43 PM
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Views: 804
Posted By wee-haggis

Ontario - Receptacle Wiring

In Ontario do residential inspectors prefer to see pigtails used in receptacle boxes or ......utilize both screws in receptacle for pass through wiring (one wire in ,one wire out)?
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