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  • First time homeowner, trying to learn some DIY skills.
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  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 01-07-2014 at 10:08 AM
    A better way is to just call it return air as it is still warm when it returns, he should have
    strongly suggested moving the return before insulation was installed.Doesn't answer my original
    question,...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 11-26-2013 at 03:31 AM
    In you photo the plug is just below a joint in the board above, so you know water will get in
    there. It appears that they drilled in the middle of the stud bay, I would have thought the
    holes would be...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 11-25-2013 at 02:21 PM
    Siding hardly ever stops all the water from getting in, the house wrap or tar paper are there
    as a secondery water stop and in this case with another siding behind there was three items to
    stop the wa...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 11-25-2013 at 02:07 AM
    I would use a random orbit sander, like the one made by Makita - see pic at I had a bunch of
    repairs on hardboard siding when I had to retrofit in some old with new. I used a sandable
    water-based ex...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 11-24-2013 at 11:19 AM
    Just because they say they are reputable...doesn't fix your future wet insulation you paid good
    money for. A good idea would be to contact a real contractor that does siding repairs like the
    ones I su...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 11-23-2013 at 03:34 AM
    My opinion, :)Those pieces of siding should have been removed, and then the holes drilled
    through the sheathing boards underneath. This is not, the usual install.What you need to do
    now, is to slide a...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing exterior wall plugs after insulation. on 11-22-2013 at 03:23 PM
    We recently had blow-in insulation installed in our walls from the exterior. They drilled
    2-inch holes and after blowing in the insulation, plugged them with wooden plugs and plastered
    them over. I un...

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