Monthly Archives: May 2011

Burning Up the Lath, Part I

For many months we have been collecting lath, other unuseable old lumber, cardboard boxes, etc., into a big bonfire pile.  We invited people for a New Year’s Eve bonfire but the weather was too cold to spend the evening outside.  … Continue reading

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After the Roxul — Styrofoam and tape

Instead of a plastic film for a vapour barrier between the Roxul insulation and the drywall, John is installing 2 foot by 8 foot sheets of 1.4 inch thick Styrofoam.  The Styrofoam adds an additional R value of 7 to … Continue reading

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