Insulating Stone Wall Before Plastering - Too Many Options!


Postby derekwinton » Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:04 am

Hi,

I'm a bit of a noob so apologies if any of this is daft.

I would like to plaster the inside of an 18 inch exterior stone wall and thought it would make sense to insulate at the same time.

The celotex / yelofoam insulation boards seem like a good idea but from this and other internet resources there seem to be various options and my head is spinning a bit!

1. Batten -> Insulation -> Plasterboard
2. Batten -> Insulation -> Moisture Barrier -> Plasterboard
3. Insulation -> Batten -> Plasterboard
4. Moisture Barrier -> (air gap) -> stud frame inc insulation -> Plasterboard

The main priority for me is keeping it simple and I'm happy to spend a wee bit more if it saves hassle.

Option 1 looks simplest but do I need a moisture barrier?

Thanks!
derekwinton
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:58 am

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby welsh brickie » Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:36 am

The first option in my opinion and use the vapour barrier
welsh brickie
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 2596
Joined: Sat Apr 12, 2008 7:54 am

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!



 


  • Related Topics