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  • Newsletter Saturday, March 21, 2015

    Spring Maintenance, Mosaic Tiles, Sound Insulation and Giveaways   10 Things That Need Your Spring Attention Spring is a time to assess how well your maintenance work held up during the winter and what other maintenance work...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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    Sound Insulation for the Home

    Sound Insulation for the Home ROXUL SAFE‘n’SOUND® is a stone wool insulation product for use in interior wall partitions of residential wood and steel stud construction where superior fire resistance and acoustical performance are required. This non-combustible, lightweight...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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    ROXUL Stone Wool Insulation

    Stone wool, also known as mineral wool, was discovered on the islands of Hawaii in the early 1900’s where it occurred naturally as a by-product of volcanic activity. ROXUL now makes stone wool insulation from natural basalt...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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    IBS/KBIS 2015: Roxul, Energy Efficient Insulation

    James Carey speaks with David Smith, of Roxul, at the International Builder Show 2015 (IBS) in Las Vegas. Roxul , the world’s leading producer of stone wool insulation made from natural stone and recycled slag, is used...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Highlights From the IBS/KBIS 2015 Shows

    On The House was “On The Road” to the international Builders Show and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 125,000 attendees visited 3,750 exhibits during the three day show and we make it to almost every booth!  Thank...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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    Wall Insulation – I’m Hot/Cold!

    Question I own a single-story home in Livermore, CA, that was built in 1964, and it can get quite warm/cold in summer and winter. I’d like to check into getting insulation blown into the walls prior to...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    Steamy Space Saved

    Question I heard you on the radio the other day for the first time. Someone had a problem with a damp crawlspace and you gave them some ideas about fixing the problem. Part of the solution was...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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    My Insulation Is Better Than Yours

    Question I just heard your recommendation on insulation between blown cellulose and fiberglass on air. You suggested fiberglass over cellulose and you couldn’t be more wrong. I was formerly a state licensed salesman and made a deep...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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    Insulating Your Closet

    Question My remodeling contractor didn’t insulate the closet space to the attic addition. I assume he wanted to cut costs, and he figured the air in the closet space would be its own insulation for the main...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Insulating Without a Single Itch

    When you mention working with insulation, some folks automatically start scratching. There are many types and forms of residential insulation for ceilings and walls that do boost R-values without an itch. Then there’s fiberglass, a great product...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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