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"I believe your best option is to deal with this when you have the roof off. I would…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Jan 10, 2013 to Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling

24 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by R Higgins

"I agree with Robert, burlap is the way to go. You have to control the back pressure…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Nov 1, 2012 to Dense pack cellulose in enclosed rim joist

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"This method can work and I have done it. I can offer one suggestion to save time and…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Nov 1, 2012 to Dense pack cellulose in enclosed rim joist

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"Loose fill at this point will help, you have minimized the air movement with your ai…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Jan 5, 2012 to Can blown loose insulation be used in cantilever floor?

8 Jan 6, 2012
Reply by Allan G Hurst

"Good morning.  I am sorry i did not see your post sooner but i will share a couple o…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied May 16, 2011 to Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI)

10 Feb 13, 2014
Reply by Thomas Varney

"What you may see in the basement sometimes is the actual  outside wall framing wide…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Feb 16, 2011 to How to tell if home is balloon framed with IR Camera?

4 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by Joseph J. Ilacqua

"If it is true balloon you can tell from either the attic or the basement as David sa…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Feb 16, 2011 to How to tell if home is balloon framed with IR Camera?

4 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by Joseph J. Ilacqua

"I am looking for info on this same topic, the article in our local paper kind of ski…"

Joseph J. Ilacqua replied Feb 14, 2011 to Significant LIHEAP Cuts Proposed?

6 Feb 15, 2011
Reply by Michael Stuart

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