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I have a 1950 brick clad house and want to improve the wall insulation.

AQ123 | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

There is an air gap between the brick and the sheathing (shiplap) but no weep holes are apparent at the top or the bottom. In most place the brick appears to be sitting on the concrete foundation in a bed of mortar. In some areas there is a strip of what appears to be metal between the brick and the foundation. The lone area where the interior wall has been opened has about an inch to an inch and a half of faced fiberglass – facing is to the interior. There is extensive overhang with the roof. Open to gutting interior walls if there is an insulation system that will not create moisture problems. What would you advise? House is located in Connecticut has forced air heat and AC.

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