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11-29-10, 01:22 PM
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Posted By digger doug

Skoorb, I didn't "extend" the nozzle...

Skoorb,

I didn't "extend" the nozzle with a tube. I added a second outer
nozzle and added compressed air to actually "throw" the material
and spray it. A little practice, I got pretty good...
11-19-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,689
Posted By digger doug

Skoorb, I did just as you mentioned, and...

Skoorb,
I did just as you mentioned, and built (3 versions actually) of
a gun to attach to the can of foam to make it spray. Just for those
pesky tite spots you show.

In talking to the Dow...
11-19-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By digger doug

Simple. Negatively pressurize the attic...

Simple.

Negatively pressurize the attic space by placing a large fan or blower
in a window (up in the attic) or thru a vent to blow outside.

I did this using a large "barrel fan" all during...
02-18-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By digger doug

Bud, I always thought dense pack was for...

Bud,
I always thought dense pack was for the walls, the attic
fill was always just a "throw it in there" kind of operation.

50' rake, yes I assumed for fiberglass batts, that's why I...
02-17-10, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By digger doug

I've got a couple of questions regarding the...

I've got a couple of questions regarding the insulation work.

Bud, could you (or the o.p.) snake the insulation
blower hose under the floor, and drag it out as it
fills in the space ? sort of a...
02-04-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,693
Posted By digger doug

Yes, I found the old bags, they were used to...

Yes, I found the old bags, they were used to cover it
up on top. And didn't list any manfacturing location west
of the missippi (the w.r. grace mine with the asbestos
was in montana)

But I did...
02-03-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,693
Posted By digger doug

Hello, I am in n.w. pa. and just insulated...

Hello,
I am in n.w. pa. and just insulated my parents 109 y.o.
house attic.

It had 3" of vermiculite, and I built a shop vac on
a 55 gallon drum to allow the use of the vac
down on the...
11-02-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By digger doug

Bud is right on all point's here, and the...

Bud is right on all point's here, and the insulcrete I researched
(for a commercial building) is not waterproof whatsoever,
and I don't think could be applied on a ceiling.


I did my own...
10-29-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By digger doug

http://forum.doityourself.com/insulation-radiant-v...

http://forum.doityourself.com/insulation-radiant-vapor-barriers/379363-diy-amateur-does-foam-insulation.html


AND


DIY attic insulation blower? - EcoRenovator...
05-04-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By digger doug

ArtieNJ, Yes I'm sure you could get it to...

ArtieNJ,
Yes I'm sure you could get it to stick to the underside
of the roof, but you'll be changing the roofing system
into what's known as a "hot roof". There's allot of
nashing of teeth...
05-01-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By digger doug

"You're a genius! What did you mean by the...

"You're a genius! What did you mean by the glue/water mix? Are you adding a glue or some kind of binding agent to the water?"

Arty,
Well thanks for the compliment, but I aint no genius....
03-05-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By digger doug

Hello, I started collecting parts for a...

Hello,
I started collecting parts for a spray foam rig.
A used gun, the drum pumps, heated hose and controller.

I looked into the prices of foam materials, in the 55 gal.
drums.

I...
03-10-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,650
Posted By digger doug

Jim, Now I see what your saying, it's not...

Jim,
Now I see what your saying, it's not the insulation
system that will burn, it's the code requirement
for fire protection of the flooring and occupants
above.
I read the last reply...
03-07-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,650
Posted By digger doug

"Unfortunately any insulation you use on the...

"Unfortunately any insulation you use on the ceiling will require you to cover it since its a fire hazard. "

Huh ?????
Maybe I'm missing sumthin' here


What's wrong with spray applied...
03-06-08, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,259
Posted By digger doug

Do you ventilate during attic blowing cellulose ?

Hello everyone,
I was helping out on a cellulose attic blow over a pole
barn machine shop, and it was unoccupied.
I am planning on doing my dad's attic, and it is of course
occupied, and was...
02-20-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By digger doug

Hello everyone... some ramblings on cellulose

Bgehl,
"We ended up using 47 bales, and it took about 10 hours of work"

WE... you had "people"... I was the bale guy on a job,
and there was the owner in the attic, must have been nice...
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