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achess 04-27-2008 10:24 AM

insulation and nesting problems
 
Newbie user to the listserve.

I am renovation an old 1905 cabin without utilities. Among other things, adding wall insulation, probably batts. We do have a rodent problem with field mice when we are not there for longer periods. Anyone know is there a type that will reduce chances of nesting or a "nest unfriendly" material?

Could you indicate if you have products that you would suggest based on experience and knowledge, and any tricks to using them?

Thanks

DangerMouse 07-31-2008 05:03 PM

blown insulation can be made bug and rodent repellent

DM

buletbob 07-31-2008 10:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MdangermouseM (Post 144687)
blown insulation can be made bug and rodent repellent

DM

Correct and it also can be fire retarted. BOB

achess 08-05-2008 09:02 PM

thanks
does this involve an additive to the insulation or a brand/type?

DangerMouse 08-06-2008 06:30 AM

additive to the insulation, ask at local store for rodent/bug/fire repellent cellulose. brand name should not matter. they should steer you to the right stuff.

DM

achess 08-10-2008 03:28 PM

experience is a wonderful thing
thanks
I will check it out


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