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    I have a 20×25 detached metal garage that I'm turning into a climate controlled workshop. I'm installing a 36K BTU mini-split A/C. I live in North Central Florida so I will be cooling 9-10 months of the year. I'm gutting this building down to the studs, adding some wiring and then insulating and...
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    I have a 20×25 detached metal garage that I'm turning into a climate-controlled workshop. I'm installing a 36K BTU mini-split A/C. I live in North Central Florida so I will be cooling 9-10 months of the year. I'm gutting this building down to the studs, adding some wiring, and then insulating...
  3. Insulation
    I am replacing insulation in the attic floor. The initial plan was to install R-49 or R-38 fiberglass batts but after clearing the space of the old stuff, it appears to be a harder job that i thought: spacing of ceiling joists is all over the place from 16" to 22", many of them are doubled up...
  4. Insulation
    My basement has 2x4 stud walls along the exterior block walls. The 2x4 wall is set off the block by about a 3/8 inch. I dont think there has ever been an issue with water or moisture.(just recently moved in) Would it be safe to use fiberglass insulation before drywallig? Or do I have to go with...
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    I joined DIYChatroom after 5 days of searching the internet and unable to find and consistent answer. Really hoping someone here can help. Project: Complete renovation of bathroom in residential property from 1951. The walls have been taken back to the studs where the bathtub and vanity were...
  6. Insulation
    I'm looking to purchase fiberglass batt insulation for my home. I'm interested to know if there are other companies outside of the big box stores that sell to homeowners. Does anyone have any suggestions or know of any companies in or around LA that may do this? Even if you're not in the area...
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    Hi all, I'm looking to make a decision on some insulation so I can get on to the "funner" stuff in my house project. I'm in southern MO, on the 3-4 border. I have a cathedral ceiling over the living area with an open "loft" on one side (above the 2 bedrooms). The ceiling over the LR is...
  8. Insulation
    my house is in the mid-Atlantic region. i have 2x6 in my last floor ceiling and the attic between it and the roof is not used as the clearance is too small. i was thinking of putting R-19 fiberglass insulation but was wondering if i should go thicker. i was also wondering that because, while...
  9. Insulation
    A recent roofing job (down to the sheathing) left a filthy mess of debris in my attic blown-in cellulose insulation. I was planning to remove as many fragments of roofing trash that fell through the slats as I can, and add a layer of R-30 unfaced fiberglass across the attic floor joists...
  10. Insulation
    Can wet uninstalled R-30 fiberglass rolls be dried & used? Is there any way to dry and uncompress rolls of R-30 unfaced fiberglass that got wet? I had some rolls covered on a tarp outdoors when heavy rains hit. Water collected on the tarp and soaked into the bottom of 5 rolls through some...
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