Insulating a pine shed to be used as a studio
Hi there! We have a shed in our backyard that I’d like to convert into a studio space. Probably I’ll have a space heater in there in the winter – maybe one day a mini split. No plumbing and no one will be living in it, just working in it for a few hours at a time. We’re in Maine – cold winters and relatively warm/humid summers.
It’s pine siding without sheathing or WRB with 2×4 framing that’s exposed. The floor was actually insulated when it was built in case we wanted to insulate it down the road.
I’ve been researching Havelock wool insulation and my tentative plan is to use the wool batts with plywood for the walls without a vapor barrier (it looks like Havelock generally doesn’t recommend one.
My question is would you recommend something to the inside of the siding before I put in the batts? (Otherwise it’s siding, wool, plywood.)
And maybe it’s a moot point now, but would having tyvek attached to the framing (since there’s no sheathing) before the siding went on have been a good idea?
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