Single Wall Homes in Hawaii

Single Wall Homes in Hawaii

Up until the mid-1970’s, single wall homes were most common in Hawaii construction.  You may not be aware that there are significant differences between single wall home and double wall homes. Single wall homes are constructed of exterior walls that are built of redwood 1”x8” tongue and groove planks.  These planks are joined up edge to edge vertically in order to construct the wall.  Once constructed, these exterior walls become both exterior and interior surfaces of the home. The electrical wiring of a single wall home is run on the interior surface of the walls and covered with a...