I totally forgot to cover this in my previous post. It’s the question of whether it’s more worth it to re-insulate your older drafty house or to invest in more efficient heat sources. I’m only talking about heat here because I live in Northern New England. I’ve already made the commitment to never again concern […]
Blog Posts About Home Insulation
Blog posts about home insulation. Read all that I have written about remodeling with, improving and installing fiberglass and rigid foam insulation.
Funny story here. The story’s not actually over yet, but I think I’ve got a handle on things. A few nights ago, Laura and I were talking. We were kind of chilly and our discussion revolved around the next evening’s low temperature of -24 degrees. Apparently, much of the country recently went through some huge […]
I’ve been doing a lot of reading on home insulation and one popular space I see a lot of people talking about is the rim joist area of the basement. Apparently, rim joists are either avoided, forgotten about or simply never insulated for one reason or another. I think it probably has to do with […]
I’m kind of at an impasse with my little basement project. I finished up insulating under the stairs and have run out of material. I thought the 2″ thick rigid insulation board would go further. I have a small amount left over, but not enough to warrant me getting all filthy dirty. I’m going to […]
From what I’ve been reading online, there seems to be a general trend that’s moving people away from traditional fiberglass (pink stuff) insulation and moving them towards either spray foam insulation or rigid foam panel insulation. Because it’s still relatively new and mostly requires professional assistance, spray foam is expensive. If you were to have […]