How does one insulate between wall paneling?
I have a home built in the 1960s that paneled throughout the house. We never replaced and installed drywall. My downstairs is very cold and I know I am losing a lot of heat. My Q is can an insulator drill a hole in the paneling and blow foam insulation between the cinder block and paneling? I am downsizing and want to sell my house next year and I am trying to take care of certain thing right now. I can't afford to drywall.
Asked By: Lisette - 4/29/2010
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Paneling is very easy to remove and do a through job of insulating with either faced batts in roll form or foam board that comes in 4'X8' sheets easily cut to fit between the studs. You mention cinder block but not whether it is studded with a 1X material or 2x4s is why I related both types of insulation. Yes, a... More
Answered By: DrL - 4/29/2010
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Yes they can. Call for a free quote and they will give you your options.
Answered By: BobBy In NH - 4/29/2010
depends. if the panels are glued right to the blocks, no. if there is a wood frame built on the blocks, then yes. i dont know how much that would help though. how are the windows? put up that plastic over the windows.
Answered By: I'm a Dude! - 4/29/2010
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