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by midatlanticus
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Insulating from the outside - Help! 1899 Farmhouse (no sheathing)
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Insulating from the outside - Help! 1899 Farmhouse (no sheathing)

I’m Rob. I’m in WV (Climate zone 4/5). My 1899 has no sheathing, true 2×4 studs, poplar dutch lap siding. I’m trying to balance energy efficiency, cost consciousness, with historic preservation. Because the original siding must be removed for some repair/replacement, I’m tackling the project from th...
by midatlanticus
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Insulating from the outside - Help! 1899 Farmhouse (no sheathing)
Replies: 0
Views: 807

Insulating from the outside - Help! 1899 Farmhouse (no sheathing)

I'm in WV (climate zone 4/5) where we can get cold stretches in the winter and hot and humid summers. My 1899 house is typical of the time, siding clapboards are nailed directly to studs, no insulation in the stud cavities, no sheathing. Interior walls are tongue and groove beadboard that are stayin...