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    Re: Knob & Tube Wiring

    Hi folks,

    Sincere apologies, I didn't mean to endanger anyone, just suggest reasonable alternatives to those who would rather not suffer the expense nor potential damage to surfaces that results...
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    Re: Knob & Tube Wiring

    I agree fully on the issue of electrical dangers due to improper modifications over the years by those without the know-how or tools, but that's just as big a risk with BX, NM, or any cables...
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    Re: Knob & Tube Wiring

    If isolated and protected inside walls and ceilings, or simply undamaged wherever it is, knob and tube wiring is every bit as good today as it was the day it was installed. If its design caused...
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    Re: Cape Cod - Spray Foam Insulation?

    It's been a while since I researched it, but I found conflicting statements in Icynene product literature in regard to moisture transfer. One report stated that the product is a vapor barrier, and...
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    Re: mudded walls

    The 1950's through the 80's gave us loads of either cheap paneling or textured goop (or shag carpeting) over much higher quality original surfaces in vast numbers of pre-WWII homes. I've tackled...
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