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    Re: attic framing vs. soffit baffles

    Hi, jkirk. I'm actually trying to get the air from the existing soffit vents into the attic, but there doesn't seem to be any way to both create an air channel and keep the top of the wall plate...
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    Re: attic framing vs. soffit baffles

    Thanks for the reply. Our house doesn't have flared eaves, so the only way to access the soffits is through that little gap, which will be totally plugged once I put that bit of batt insulation back...
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    attic framing vs. soffit baffles

    I would like to improve the air circulation in the attic of my 1902 folk Victorian, but the way it is framed is making things difficult. I hope you can help.

    Basically, while my house does have...
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    Re: pink stuff under wallpaper--what is it?

    I thought it might be size, since it was applied to bare plaster. This is just a guess, however, since, as I noted in my original post, I am entirely ignorant of wallpaper hanging practices, past...
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    pink stuff under wallpaper--what is it?

    Upon peeling back two layers of wallpaper from a small section of a hallway in our 1902 home I found what looks like a coat of pink paint from the 1950s. But when I rubbed a spot of it with a damp...
  6. old joint compound removal - logistics and concerns

    Hello.

    After scraping six layers of wallpaper from a section of the living room in my 1902 folk Victorian I have discovered: a) that the plaster walls are cracked and, in places, crumbly, and b)...
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