Starts at per square foot for beadboard wainscoting that you assemble yourself and goes up to per square foot for custom crafted hardwood panels So if the ceiling is feet, go for foot wainscoting For taller wainscoting, such as one with a plate rail, cap it two thirds the way up the wall How wide a panel
Aug , Jen s new mid mod home in Florida has a beamed ceiling she needs to add insulation and writes in for advice Does she need to keep the beams Maybe get them in an antiqued brass base with wood blades, though to add additional texture to the ceiling if you dispense with the beams.
Nov , Although we love and appreciate the warmth and smell of natural wood, we set out to develop a non wood structure Furthermore, we are concerned about weight, strength, and R value For this reason we used MIPs (Metal Insulated panels) This type of construction delivers a Polyiso core with metal
Installing mineral woolor fiber glass insulation might look as a complex or costly project, but we can say from our experience, that the investment will pay off in a couple of years as the heating cost will decrease significantly You could start by insulating your ceiling by fitting mineral wool bats between the wood studs.
Apr , They come in a ton of styles and can be humidity and mold resistant and offer various levels of sound insulation Drop ceiling tiles Cutting drop ceiling tiles dulls them quickly and if you attempt to cut tiles with dull blades, your cuts will look sloppy I ripped out the carpet upstairs and put in wood flooring.
Dec , I took the picture above one day during a site visit when the MDO panels were getting installed On the right, the MDO panel, and on the left you can see the underside of the metal decking from the floor above the patio ceiling Exterior Ceiling wood strips being installed This picture shows the MDO
Feb , Flooring underlays such as the Acoustik impact reduction pad for floors goes directly under a tile or wood flooring surface and significantly reduces to soundproof an apartment from its own mechanical noises, using pipe and duct lag will provide sound absorption and thermal insulation around all pipes
Apr , Is that shiplap Can I just leave it and paint or stain it, or will I have to plaster the walls like the rest of the house so it s insulated Reply amyjo says How would I tell if there was shiplap (or wood planks of any kind) beneath the dry walled ceiling or behind any walls I m hoping there s a better way to
No matter what structural material you build with, be it steel, concrete, or wood, water is the enemy Star Buildings insulated metal panels are an ideal continuous insulation system The panels are constructed of a layer of high performance foam insulation, sandwiched between two sheets of weather coated steel.
Jun , A pre insulated prefab wall panel as claimed in claim wherein each of said wood straps has pre drilled holes for receiving said nails, and each of said well as writers of national building codes specify a minimum level of insulation to be installed in walls, ceilings and around foundations of new houses.