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  1. Insulation
    I'm looking to finish off a back room addition on my house to be able to use it as a laundry room. In case it's relevant, the house was built in 1890 and the back room added sometime after that. It looks like it was at one point used as a kitchen. The cast iron sink is still there and there's...
  2. Insulation
    1906 American Four square house with balloon framing and dormered 2nd floor. I received a quote for blow in cellulose. We can't secure baffles in every rafter since 2nd floor is partially dormered. In the undormered areas my rafters have about 5-10 ft of space that is covered over with drywall...
  3. Insulation
    Hi Everyone, I have an existing early 20th century wood frame home on rubble foundation and no insulation in the roof space. The roof is a low slope flat roof with the touch-on-roof still having about 10 years of life left. As I'm in climate zone 6, my heating bill over winter are very high...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    I bought my DC area row house 4 years ago. During my initial inspection I was told I needed a new roof, so I had a new one installed prior to my moving in. I did not realize how HOT the upstairs bedrooms got (had it done before I moved in, and did not have them add any extra insulation)! The...
  5. Remodeling
    Not sure if this the right category, but I'm remodeling my master bedroom and have insulation questions. First some background. Older home, 1930 build, meaning-no insulation in the exterior walls. Bedrooms on second story with vinyl siding exterior and plaster/lath interior walls. The...
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