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Bpb Farmer replied to Bud Poll's discussion Cellulose As An Air Seal
"Amen Pat!!!"
Dec 7
Bpb Farmer replied to Bud Poll's discussion Cellulose As An Air Seal
"Ed, 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…"
Dec 7
Bpb Farmer replied to Bud Poll's discussion Cellulose As An Air Seal
"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…"
Dec 7
Bpb Farmer replied to Isaiah Borel's discussion Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic
"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…"
Sep 27
Bpb Farmer replied to TJ Alexander's discussion So many homes have poorly installed fiberglass insulation. Have you been successful with a retrofit dense pack cellulose?
"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.…"
Jul 3
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"I also agree with you on the "Ceramic Paint" it is with out a doubt a rip off just like foil or bubble wrap attic insulation. "
Jun 24
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"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…"
Jun 24
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"well, if a better product comes along I will seriously check it out. As for saving your breath, get foam installed in your home. That may really save your breath. Have a good day."
Jun 18
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"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…"
Jun 18
Jan Green left a comment for Bpb Farmer
"Hey Bob - saw your comments on 1825 house.  I used to live in Huntsville and agree 100% on the insulation of that home.  Looks like they are moving onward and upward!  Jan"
Jun 17
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"“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…"
Jun 17
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"Oh, did I mention that rock wool and fiber glass are considered carcinogens?? "
Jun 17
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"You can see gaps in the wool in two of the above photos. Plus the wool does not seal around the wall cavity as foam does."
Jun 17
Bpb Farmer commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post 1825 Home Becomes an Energy Efficiency Role Model - Remodeling Magazine
"Sorry to say but you totally missed the boat by not using foam insulation. Wool creates allergy and asthma problems. Wool does not stop air permeation, Rodents and insects love the stuff for nesting. I do historic homes both here in Huntsville Al.…"
Jun 17
Bpb Farmer replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Best Insulation For Older Building With Potential Moisture
"RetroFoam injection foam is the solution. Use it all the time here in Alabama. Seals all penetrations, has excellent R value and stops air filtration. "
Mar 27
Bpb Farmer replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?
"NEVER use closed cell in an attic space! Closed cell is just that, water will not pass threw. So you get a leak in your roof, the water will go some where. It may build up, evaporating back into the attic space, it may find it's way to an…"
Mar 27

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At 8:38pm on June 17, 2014, Jan Green said…

Hey Bob - saw your comments on 1825 house.  I used to live in Huntsville and agree 100% on the insulation of that home.  Looks like they are moving onward and upward! 

Jan

At 7:10pm on July 15, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Bob,

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