Robert D York Jr's Discussions (12)

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"I have been involved in insulation and weatherization for 28 years. I do it every da…"

Robert D York Jr replied Jan 1, 2014 to Building Analyst Certification Upgrade

8 Jan 3, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

"You could then drill a 1 inch hole thru the soffit and fill the open end of the floo…"

Robert D York Jr replied Dec 21, 2013 to Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

20 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Robert Haverlock

"Have done a few of these in my time. Not easy, but can be done. I have taken 2 rows…"

Robert D York Jr replied Dec 21, 2013 to Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

20 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Robert Haverlock

"You didn't mention what color the roof shingles are. Going with a light colored roof…"

Robert D York Jr replied May 11, 2013 to Hot Upper Stories

17 May 23, 2013
Reply by Stan Kuhn

"Try log cabin chinking."

Robert D York Jr replied Apr 18, 2013 to HELP - AIR SEALING a Continuous Stone Interior/ Exterior Wall

14 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Robert D York Jr

"I have used different models throughout the years. Love 'em. They can be cut to any…"

Robert D York Jr replied Feb 24, 2013 to installing automatic door sweeps

5 Mar 1, 2013
Reply by Colin Choney

"The only part of the puzzle that you are missing is that the attic space above the i…"

Robert D York Jr replied Jan 13, 2013 to Roof Air Vents Above Bend Oregon Garage Attic

11 Jan 13, 2013
Reply by Robert D York Jr

"John, In reply to your questions.... Where does one draw the line on R value in an a…"

Robert D York Jr replied Jan 12, 2013 to Roof Air Vents Above Bend Oregon Garage Attic

11 Jan 13, 2013
Reply by Robert D York Jr

"Closing your vents, even temporarily, does not solve your problem of heat loss into…"

Robert D York Jr replied Jan 12, 2013 to Roof Air Vents Above Bend Oregon Garage Attic

11 Jan 13, 2013
Reply by Robert D York Jr

" Remove the shingles, drill a row of holes and use an 1 1/2 blowing tube to dense pa…"

Robert D York Jr replied Jan 7, 2013 to Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling

24 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by R Higgins

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