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  1. Insulation
    Can someone please help me identify this insulation? It is white looks like cotton, I have tried to upload an image but with no success
  2. Insulation
    My attic has been invaded by squirrels, who have chewed through my cedar siding numerous times. They have left droppings and urine, posing a health (and fire?) risk I am told. I have a number of questions: First, what is the best way to keep these critters out of the attic? (I have removed...
  3. Insulation
    Good morning everyone, I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I live in Cincinnati in a two story house built in 1991. Our master bedroom is on the second floor and has a vaulted ceiling. It does not go up to the roof rafters, there's about a 5 foot open area in the attic...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    I purchased a great downtown building that is well over 100 years old, it has a 3rd floor apartment with a 4th floor attic that is not finished. it has 12 foot ceilings with great old architecture that I would love to keep visible after the renovation. I want to make it a warm space in the...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hello all, I am kinda new to this so I figured that I would start of by saying I am not 100% for sure if this is even in the correct area. There were a few to choose from so I gave it my best shot. What I am talking about, or going to be talking about is already constructed so if this is not...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    My wife & I just purchased a small loft home. The building is a cinder block construction, no real attic to speak of just a crawlspace. The roof has a ridge vent. there was no access to the crawlspace, in the process of renovating we cut a hole in the ceiling. What we found was that there is a...
  7. Electrical
    I am trying to install a new circuit for my attic. My main problem is that my garage--where my circuit panel is located--is finished. How, without tearing holes in the wall, can i run the wiring from the breaker panel to the attic? ( I know there will be some tearing of the wall, but what is...
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