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Posted in thread: Hot Tub Security> on 01-21-2012 at 12:58 PM
If the old cover is shot, why not buy a new one? Ours became waterlogged, so very heavy to
open, and the thermal retention was terrible. A new one locally was >$600, but I found one
online (Canada: Li...
Posted in thread: Adding a layer to an already-insulated wall? on 12-07-2011 at 06:06 PM
The attic is open, and includes very good ventilation to the exterior, so any moisture getting
up into it will be vented away. Note that there is already insulation above the ceiling: from
Posted in thread: Adding a layer to an already-insulated wall? on 12-07-2011 at 04:33 PM
The building was originally built as a (luxury) horse barn, but no animals have been in it
since 1989. The inside is still faced with the original hemlock boards but they are marked up
in places where...
Posted in thread: Adding a layer to an already-insulated wall? on 11-07-2011 at 10:09 AM
You have two choices, fitting five to ten inches of polystyrene sheet over the outside of your
walls, ceilings and floors or fitting the same amount on the inside.Thanks for the response
Perry. I do i...
Posted in thread: Adding a layer to an already-insulated wall? on 10-26-2011 at 11:27 AM
I plan to renovate an open area of ~900 ft² (84m²) within a well-built horse barn. I'm located
in Quebec, where we can get winter temperatures down to -40 (C and F) -- but typically more
like -25C (-1...