Hello.. I was wondering if anyone could share their experience with wrapping a home with insulation/house wrap. I have a century home circa 1912 (i.e. no insulation in the walls) and do not want to gut the interior (original plaster and fir trim) to address this issue. There are no contractors in the area that will blow in cellulose insulation or foam, so I’m contemplating wrapping the house with 1-2″ rigid foam, a house wrap (air barrier), and re-cladding the home – possibly with stucco. The siding is currently wood – one question I have is whether or not I need to remove the siding before installing the rigid insulation? I’d rather not, saving time/effort/$$ and reducing the amount of garbage in the landfill – however, if there is a reason to do so, I’d like to know… thanks in advance… cheers
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