Which is a better insulator: wood or styrofoam?

Answer On One Hand: Wood's LooksWood is a beautiful building material, and when properly used, it can be a very long-lasting home building product. It gives a home a custom look and can add a great deal o... Read More »

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Is styrofoam a good insulator?

Berry Shell at states that Styrofoam is a good insulator because it does not conduct heat very well (a low coefficient of heat transfer) and has numerous air bubbles trapped in minuscule... Read More »

Is styrofoam a good sound insulator?

The Dow Chemical Co. invented Styrofoam for use as insulation in buildings and as material for crafts. It is not a good sound insulator, and is thus only good as a thermal insulator.Source:Noise-Bu... Read More »

Which wood is better for furniture cherry or oak?

oak is better I quite agree with above. Oak will blend better with other furniture of mixed woods ... Cherry seems (at least to me) to be a very dark wood that blends better with darker finishes. G... Read More »

Which holds better in wood: a screw or a nail?

On One Hand: Screws Are Stronger Than NailsA screw holds wood together better than a nail because the threading of a screw provides a horizontal grip on the wood. Nails are driven down into wood an... Read More »