Insulation in a 100-year-old brick rowhouse
We're fixing up a 100 year old rowhouse in Washington, DC, and wondering how / whether to insulate the two exterior walls. The walls are 2 layers of brick with lyme mortar, and originally had plaster directly on the brick (it was removed in a previous renovation). I was planning to stud out 2x4 walls, and thinking of using rigid foam insulation between the studs and the brick, and using spray foam to seal the gaps between sheets of foam.
Should I worry about moisture damage to the walls? Is there a better solution? I don't want to have to hire someone to do spray insulation.
Any thoughts would be welcome. Thanks!
Posted Sat, 01/25/2014 - 15:50
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