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Blown in Insulation #113268
04/06/02 06:01 PM
04/06/02 06:01 PM
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Re: Blown in Insulation #113269
04/06/02 06:11 PM
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Re: Blown in Insulation #113270
04/08/02 09:18 PM
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Are the can lights IC rated? would have been nice to have secured the wiring a little neater. And I really hate blown in insulatation, like working in a snow storm!!

Re: Blown in Insulation #113271
04/08/02 09:39 PM
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This has been there for years. These cans aren't rated IC and the sheetmetal barriers didn't even make a full circle which means they are, and were, kinda useless anyway.

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Re: Blown in Insulation #113272
04/11/02 07:53 PM
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Looks like almost every attic Iv'e worked in.

Re: Blown in Insulation #113273
04/11/02 09:18 PM
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Beach,

Happily, I haven't seen this stuff too often. There is something that's almost like cloth fiber that is more common here, but probably 95% of attics I've seen use Fiberglass with paper or foil backing. It doesn't follow you around the house. [Linked Image]

I remember some HOT, Sticky days crawling out of an attic with that fiber stuff all over from head to toe. It doesn't put you in a good mood. [Linked Image]

Bill


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