"1st, forget cellulose, it is trash, hold moisture packs down, molds eventually, and rodents think they have found the Hilton hotel for rats.
Used closed cell foam. Insulates, stops moisture, sound proofs and so forth. "
"I have an injection / spray foam foam company and we do this all the time. You removed the lath and plaster so injection is out. Spray 1 or 2 inches of closed cell foam to the siding. Trim off any that sticks threw the cracks and holes and paint…"
"Sorry to hear about this incident. I have run into the same type of people and have learned greatly from it. 1st I would advise you to never nail yourself into a corner. I explain that I have customers that have savings RANGING from 20 to 50%. This…"
That nasty insulation you are speaking of would be the squirrel, mouse and rat feces / latrines which harbor deadly bacteria and viruses. Not counting the dead carcasses of all of the above.
The dust from cellulose, fiber glass and…"
"Amen Mr. Bud Poll.
You are absolutely correct. Now if more of the public educate themselves so they can protect themselves from being conned into wasting their energy dollars with the words "cheap compared to" .
The old saying…"
"It's Me again. Sorry to swim against the flow but cellulose is a disaster. Dusty, causes allergies, asthma, molds, settles losing R-value, rodents love it, bridges when blown into existing walls, soaks moisture and on and on. Fiber glass is…"
"Do your self and your wallet a favor and get injection foam. The traditional insulation's are not worth the dust, allergy's, rodents, bugs and loss of "R" value with time. Do your research and you will not buy anything else.…"
"The reason I am not open to anything else is stated below, but I forgot to mention that foam WILL pay for itself with energy cost saving's. As the inevitable price increases occur the saving's will only increase. Compared to fiber glass or…"
"A quality foam job seals every size and shape of hole with out question. Quality foam adheres to the structural framing members. The foam I spray has little to no odor issues. Have had customers with in 20 ft of actual spraying and they were not…"
"“Not all glass wool fibers cause cancer – only certain ones that enter the respiratory tract (inhalable), and remain in the lungs for long periods of time (biopersistent), are likely to cause cancer in humans”
the above are your…"
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