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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-05-2014, 04:14 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
Neal; yes I've had nearly every wall opened up to...

Neal; yes I've had nearly every wall opened up to studs at one time or another and have added fire breaks during that process. Bud; I believe the location of the streaking matches up with the holes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-04-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
Thanks again guys for the good discussion here....

Thanks again guys for the good discussion here. To old dogs point, I'm going to try to stick with correcting the ridge vent here. it makes sense not to mix venting systems as you suggest. As I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-03-2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
also about vapor barrior. Just fiberglass...

also about vapor barrior. Just fiberglass insulation with paper to living space. should I have stapled up plastic before drywall?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-03-2014, 09:11 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
I'm getting a lot of good feedback, thank you...

I'm getting a lot of good feedback, thank you guys for that. Bud, I think I agree with you on the ridge vent. I'm uploading a picture for you. at it's max it appears no more than 1/2" air gap...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-02-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
O.k. got to the attic today. No obvious moisture...

O.k. got to the attic today. No obvious moisture present. however there was quite a bit of mold present. At least it looks like mold. This is only on the right side (above front bedroom) not on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-31-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
I'd say we add about 1 gallon per humidifier per...

I'd say we add about 1 gallon per humidifier per day. most of the streaks seam to be concentrated outside youngest child's room. we keep an electric radiator heater on in there at night because she...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-30-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By kwatt57
Condensation issue

We are running 5 Humidifiers around our home to help with dry forced air. I noticed dark streaks/ Icicles down the side of my house the last few days, primarily under soffit vents. I think excess...
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