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    Re: Which Type Bath Tub Best?

    HelenCB - I'm looking at Americast right now for a bath remodel. It's been a little over a year... any thoughts on the Americast?
    Would you recommend?
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    Re: Open cell between rafters - to do or not to do?

    RJordan - Thanks for the message. In fact we did this audit hoping to take advantage of the gas rebate but it's my understanding that that incentive no longer exists so, therefore, our budget...
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    Re: Open cell between rafters - to do or not to do?

    Thanks canuk, I agree, it all sounds right and logical but our attic is a major storage space for us and the proposal is not to insulate the entire space, just the rafters and underside of the...
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    Re: Open cell between rafters - to do or not to do?

    Thanks all for your responses. Further research has revealed that the "hot roof" practice has become a generally accepted means of insulating the attic, along with at least the rim joist, in an...
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    Open cell between rafters - to do or not to do?

    Boston, MA suburb. 1894 house, balloon framing, second floor rooms all have knee walls on side walls. The attic has fiberglass batting between the floor joists with plywood flooring on top. Energy...
  6. Thread: tank vs tankless?

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    Re: tank vs tankless?

    Yes, 50 gals. has been adequate for our family of four with two baths; one bath/shower, one just shower.
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    Re: Help, trying to repair old sewage pipe???

    Sorry, I don't have any meaningful response, I'm just relieved to see something worse (plumbing-wise) than what we have in our 115 yr. old house. :):o Those pics resemble the crawl-space under our...
  8. Thread: tank vs tankless?

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    tank vs tankless?

    I'm completely confused by how to go with a new hot water heater. :confused: Our conventional gas fired 50 gal. tank is almost 20 yrs. old so we've decided to be proactive and replace it before it...
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