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"Building Science Corp has some good information as well.  Here is a link. http://www…"

Bud Poll replied yesterday to Slab-on-grade Insulation

7 yesterday
Reply by Morgan M Audetat

"Adding a variable vapor barrier on the inside is not the solution, although I am unf…"

Bud Poll replied Apr 11 to Dense packed cellulose in basement?

13 3 hours ago
Reply by Bryan Pringle

"I didn't see your climate zone, but assume you are in cold country with the insulati…"

Bud Poll replied Apr 11 to Dense packed cellulose in basement?

13 3 hours ago
Reply by Bryan Pringle

"I have to agree with Sean, The "moderately damp" issues need to be addressed before…"

Bud Poll replied Apr 10 to Dense packed cellulose in basement?

13 3 hours ago
Reply by Bryan Pringle

"I wouldn't go with cellulose as it isn't really good with moisture.  Tell us what yo…"

Bud Poll replied Apr 10 to Dense packed cellulose in basement?

13 3 hours ago
Reply by Bryan Pringle

"I've removed caulking that was over 30 years old and it outlasted the materials to w…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 27 to Another unvented roof question

4 Mar 28
Reply by randy tolowski

"Hi Tony, I agree with Sean that the foam strips on the bottom of the I-joists may no…"

Bud Poll replied Feb 22 to Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...

8 Mar 11
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Hi Kent, I think the positive pressure option will need to be the choice as air seal…"

Bud Poll replied Feb 19 to smoky neighbor

8 Feb 19
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Half the house (guestimate) is already under a positive pressure and at the worst, f…"

Bud Poll replied Feb 18 to smoky neighbor

8 Feb 19
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Dale, thanks for the follow up article.  Energy auditors are certainly on the front…"

Bud Poll replied Feb 13 to CO poisoning in Yarmouth Maine

8 Feb 19
Reply by Stan Kuhn

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Bryan Pringle replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"I am getting a lot of "bad idea" push back on this.  I fully understand that…"
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"Spray Foam should be used in crawlspaces.   To learn about closed cell foam in crawlspaces…"
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Right you are. You have to ask: what will the cellulose contribute.  Here in Minneapolis we…"
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Tony Hicks's discussion Slab-on-grade Insulation
"All slabs float. We have been installing radiant floors on various slab constructions since the…"
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Tony Hicks replied to Tony Hicks's discussion Slab-on-grade Insulation
"2" XPS foam. I'd love an R-20. Having foam thick enough to get an R-20 would be…"
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Larry Schaffert's discussion How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?
"Sorry, I did missed the "siding nailed directly to the framing", my grandfather would…"
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Larry Schaffert's discussion How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?
"My own farm house is sided with 1/2" t&g pine boards and vinyl. We foamed then from the…"
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