Henri de Marne's About the house with Henri de Marne : how to maintain, PDF

By Henri de Marne

ISBN-10: 094267930X

ISBN-13: 9780942679304

ISBN-10: 0942679393

ISBN-13: 9780942679397

"For over 32 years, householders during the US and Canada have trusted Henri de Marne to reply to their questions in his syndicated newspaper column, 'First reduction for the in poor health House'. With this ebook, you'll find the solutions everytime you desire them. De Marne has up to date all of the solutions for this booklet, to mirror the newest in study, fabrics, tools, matters, and tastes. the result's a accomplished manual Read more...

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Use unfaced insulation and staple 6-mil plastic to the studs to provide the best vapor retarder possible. Any moisture in the room will easily bypass the Kraft paper, migrate through the insulation and find a plastic film in contact with a cool foundation wall. Condensation is likely to occur on the room side of the remaining plastic, where it will be trapped and wet the insulation. Unless you know that there is a functioning footing drain and that the foundation was backfilled with stones and coarse material, and you make sure that the grade against the foundation is sloping away for good drainage, you should not insulate any lower than three feet below the outside grade level.

Does this present a hazard? Should I have them replaced? A. Dampness is finding its way inside the columns. It may be that they are in contact with wet soil or that water has gotten into them from a repeatedly wet cellar. Whatever the cause of the rusting, the fact that the columns have holes, and rusty water is coming out of them, tells you that they have weakened considerably. You should not wait to take corrective action before they start crumbling and the structure above them starts to sag.

We’d like to turn it into a recreation area. A. S. and Canada. Properly built, they should be fine. Since the house is 10 years old, you can easily determine whether the walls are straight horizontally and vertically (not showing signs of bowing). There should be no vapors to worry about. Fiberglass insulation can be used to fill the stud spaces, a plastic vapor retarder installed over it, and gypsum board applied over the studs. Windows can easily be cut in the sections of foundation that are above grade.

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