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    Re: Installing stone wool insulation

    "This old house" is 165 years old, hence the wider joists. And the joists themselves? Almost 3 inches wide. We're doing this for warmth....
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    Installing stone wool insulation

    We had a hard time finding any insulation to fit between our 26"-on-center joists in a back room ceiling. So, we bought 23" wide stone wool batts. We're trying to determine what is the best way to...
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    Re: Pulley System

    Thanks, JLMCDANIEL. THe picture is great! Now we know what the long metal things are in the basement. We thought they were window weights. Now they might actually be part of the pulley system. Cool!...
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    Re: Pulley System

    Thanks for the comments. I wish there were pictures out there of old systems like this. I'd be interested to see what it might have looked like. :)
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    Pulley System

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    We have a pulley in the attic and one in the basement. (See the one in our attic at the end of the new 2x4 where it meets the truss.) There are no holes in the floors or 'repaired' spots...
  6. Exposed the roof beams: Condensation or a leak???

    We are in the process of demo-ing a room in our home that is neither heated or insulated. :eek: So far, we've removed all the drywall to expose wood walls and some beautiful sawn trees that comprised...
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