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  • Linda Karr

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  • Posted in thread: Install siding on cinder block on 01-31-2008 at 01:33 PM
    Thank you GuyodThat's what I wanted to find out. Getting a little more insulation on the
    corners of the house is about all the benefit of not using 2 x4s and 2 x 6s as far as I can
    tell. I will go wit...

  • Posted in thread: Install siding on cinder block on 01-31-2008 at 01:27 PM
    My questions are: is the brittleness of cinder block going to causes screws to eventually
    detach, or is the glue alone weak enough to eventually detach? If screws coming out cause the
    block to fragmen...

  • Posted in thread: Install siding on cinder block on 01-31-2008 at 11:46 AM
    The contractor #1 using 2 x 4s and screws is asking less than the contractor #2 using 1 x3
    furring strips and no screws. What I want is not for the screws to come loose on the 2 x 4s.
    How are 1 x 3 fu...

  • Posted in thread: Install siding on cinder block on 01-31-2008 at 11:03 AM
    I am thinking of going with another contractor because they don't use 2 x 4s. They use 1 x 3
    furring and no screws. They use 2 inch of foam board and also the insulated vinyl siding. I
    don't really un...

  • Posted in thread: Install siding on cinder block on 01-29-2008 at 11:28 AM
    I have already had foam blown into the centers of the cinder blocks, which were hollow. This
    gave me an R-5. The contractor is talking about attaching the 2 x 4s with tap-con screws. There
    will be 2 x...

  • Posted in thread: Install siding on cinder block on 01-28-2008 at 12:59 PM
    i am getting siding put on my 55 year old cinder block house and will either get board foam
    insulation between 2 x 4s or blown on foam between 2 x 4s. If I get board siding especially I
    wonder if I sh...

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