In the second installment of My Old Farm House Remodel, I sort out exterior tough in work like electrical and plumbing so I can get my partitions insulated. Insulation is tremendous vital proper now as a result of we’re in the course of one of many coldest climate patterns we have seen in Northern Illinois in a very long time with file low temperatures.
The very first thing I needed to do concerned eradicating all my exterior electrical as a consequence of the truth that I eliminated all of the lathe and plaster on my final video. This meant all the things would stick out previous the brand new wall. I additionally put the romex within the stud wall and needed to change up some plumbing for my vainness.
Once all of the tough in was performed, I had BPI Insulation are available and spray closed cell foam insulation in my wall cavities. Having solely a 2×4 wall meant i needed to decide between including to my studs to get a greater R-value with fiberglass or rockwool, or having it spray foamed. I selected spray foam because of the multi function vapor barrier and air sealing properties.
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