What is the best way to ensure proper crawl space insulation?
Crawl Space Insulation: What to Avoid Many people think that the best way to insulate a crawl space or a service cellar is to insulate the ceiling, which is not the best idea. Whether for a Montreal or Laval insulation project, Isolation (…)
How does one insulate a cantilever that is always cold?
What is a cantilever? A cantilever is a residential extension that sticks out from one side of the house, and that is not supported by beams or posts. This additional structure can be used as a balcony or as a separate room and is commonly (…)
Does insulation work entitle one to tax credits?
Yes, there are many ways to reduce the cost of a home energy improvement, but it is important to double check as many programs have deadlines and may change according to the current government’s goals. For example, the ÉcoRénov (…)
Is condensation a problem that can be solved by adding cellulose?
Most of the time, a condensation problem is due to poor ventilation in the attic.Installing styrovents before adding cellulose will play a key role in reducing the humidity in your home as much as possible. Installing a ceiling fan is also (…)
Can cellulose be installed in a cathedral ceiling?
Yes, if there is an air flow of at least 3 inches. Cellulose must be installed at high density – a minimum of 3.5 pounds per cubic foot (3.5 lb / ft3).