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DIY Home Repair Forum: Pools and Spas 01-21-2012, 11:58 AM
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Posted By EricQC
If the old cover is shot, why not buy a new one?...

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:...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-07-2011, 05:06 PM
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Posted By EricQC
The attic is open, and includes very good...

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 the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-07-2011, 03:33 PM
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Posted By EricQC
The building was originally built as a (luxury)...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 11-07-2011, 09:09 AM
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Posted By EricQC
Thanks for the response Perry. I do intend to...

Thanks for the response Perry. I do intend to install heat recovery ventilation, but I'm not sure that will be enough to eliminate moisture problem in the current hemlock interior surface if I add...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 10-26-2011, 11:27 AM
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Posted By EricQC
Adding a layer to an already-insulated wall?

I plan to renovate an open area of ~900 ft (84m) 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...
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