Faced or un-faced Insulation?

Today's DIY Question John asked Which type of insulation is used in walls? Faced or unfaced? DIY Answer Guy Hi John, Un-faced insulation is usually used in interior walls for sound reduction, in floor joist over a crawl space, and in roof rafters in an attic. Whereas...

How to install radiant barrier for under floor heating

Today's DIY Question Bill asked I recently installed radiant tubing in my unfinished basement ceiling. The floor joists are 16" O/C engineered trusses. The trusses are 2' in depth. I would like to install bubble-foil to reflect the heat up but cannot get a good seal...

DIY Garage Workshop Insulation

Helping a friend with a garage workshop insulation question. I'd like to share a little story with you that involves my neighbor Mike who lives through the woods, right behind my house. He's not your average retired guy as he always has some kind of do-it-yourself...

Choosing The Best DIY Garage Insulation Materials

Choosing the best insulation material for your do-it-yourself garage insulation project. As you know, one of the least energy efficient areas of our homes is the garage, specifically the garage door. Most garage doors are made of aluminum, steel or wood and are...