Should exterior wall behind washer and dryer be insulated?

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Posted by: from Langley
2/5/2021 at 6:10:59 PM

Should exterior wall behind washer and dryer be insulated? Currently there is only some white insulation near pipes. Not sure what kind of insulation.

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Dave from 360renos in Ottawa
Date/Time2/6/2021 at 6:14:48 AM

Morning Arlene,

Absolutely an exterior wall of your home should be insulated.


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Anthony from Estia Group in Hamilton
Date/Time2/6/2021 at 7:54:34 AM

Yes! All exterior walls must be insulated.

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Date/Time2/6/2021 at 10:55:53 AM

Yes, all exterior walls in your home need insulation and a vapor barrier.

Have a good weekend.

James Fram

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Date/Time2/6/2021 at 12:28:23 PM

Yes, all exterior walls are part of your house envelope that separate conditioned space from unconditioned . Therefore, there must be insulated and have a Vapour barrier on the warm side.



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Date/Time2/6/2021 at 3:09:16 PM

Arlene, Yes to the insulation question. It doesn't matter that the washer & dryer are there, all exterior walls should be insulated for the general warmth of the building.

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Yusuf from YT Construction in North York
Date/Time2/7/2021 at 12:37:09 AM

Might be syrofoam insulation stucco?

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