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by red03golf
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Interior walls
Replies: 7
Views: 382

Re: Interior walls

I know this is understood without saying, but I'll say it anyways: It's absolutely critical to discover the source of the moisture. A few questions - only answer if you feel you need to, otherwise, use them to reflect and troubleshoot: Is this an older home? Is there a dirt basement? Have you or som...
by red03golf
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Rim joist insulation with rigid foam and Roxul
Replies: 16
Views: 2399

Re: Rim joist insulation with rigid foam and Roxul

Here's some extra information in case someone finds it useful:
https://insofast.com/explore/sealing-an ... im-joists/
by red03golf
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Air vent noises when metal expands/contracts
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Air vent noises when metal expands/contracts

I've noticed a similar issue where a vent run is closed off at the very end with a flat, square section. When the furnace turns on, the pressure in the vent increases a little and the end cap, which is usually not diagonally creased like the longer sides of the vent, flexes outward. The cap then fle...
by red03golf
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: What type of rigid foam is best
Replies: 5
Views: 2713

Re: What type of rigid foam is best

I know this is an old post, but the information is still as relevant today as it was 2 years ago. Here's some specs from the manufacturer: FOAMULAR® Standards (90 KB, PDF) http://insulation.owenscorning.ca/assets/0/188/9005b9ef-1bb5-469c-b0c2-9540c3aa4108.pdf Which came from this page: http://insula...