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"A putty knife or drywall blade would work.  Nothing aggressive like a paint scraper.…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 10 to Moisture/Mold on rim joist;

6 Jan 10
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"I'm not really concerned about the isothermic or other reaction killing spores, that…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 5 to Moisture/Mold on rim joist;

6 Jan 10
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"I would scrape the black film and wipe up the moisture at a minimum. Why make the dr…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 5 to Moisture/Mold on rim joist;

6 Jan 10
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"The actual research is limited to some work by Frank Rowley at the University of Min…"

John Nicholas replied Oct 12, 2016 to Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T?

13 Nov 15, 2016
Reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire

"In day to day operation, the blower is the source of pressure in the supply system a…"

John Nicholas replied Aug 5, 2015 to Duct Testing - is a change in order?

20 Aug 6, 2015
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Yes,  I was connected to the AH cabinet.  I find it easier in this area, given the c…"

John Nicholas replied Aug 3, 2015 to Duct Testing - is a change in order?

20 Aug 6, 2015
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Different houses, different problems, different approaches. A multipoint gives you a…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 25, 2015 to Blower Doors & Methods Used

10 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Colin Genge

"Bud,  I pretty much agree with Sean's points.  Given the time it takes to set up the…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 25, 2015 to Blower Doors & Methods Used

10 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Colin Genge

"I use Energy Conservatory Equipment.  I do manual Multi-point tests (95%) Then I man…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 22, 2015 to Blower Doors & Methods Used

10 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Colin Genge

"Maria, each house is different. Most people do not have a DHW 6 inches from the show…"

John Nicholas replied May 8, 2014 to Water Saver or Gimmick?

18 Oct 23, 2016
Reply by Bob Blanchette

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Moisture/Mold on rim joist;

Started by John Shillito. Last reply by John Nicholas Jan 10. 6 Replies

Radon - Passive Systems

Started by Sean Lintow Sr. Last reply by Bryan Gabriel Jan 5. 5 Replies

Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T?

Started by Daniel Baur-McGuire. Last reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire Nov 15, 2016. 13 Replies

Water Saver or Gimmick?

Started by Sean Lintow Sr. Last reply by Bob Blanchette Oct 23, 2016. 18 Replies

Duct Testing - is a change in order?

Started by Sean Lintow Sr. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Aug 6, 2015. 20 Replies

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