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speeedr

05:44AM | 05/19/02
Member Since: 05/18/02
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I am building a 6000+ square foot brick house on Long Island. Is it worth it to add the spray in insulation if I am building a brick house rather than a shingle house? If so, should the entire house and garage be done?

bolumenb

12:04PM | 05/19/02
Member Since: 05/11/02
19 lifetime posts
I am building 1/2 the house you are but I decided to go for the wet spray cellulose instead of the fiberglass insulation even though is more expensive only for 2 reasons:
1) sprayed insulation should better cover the openings in between studs
2) installers should be better quality than the regular fiberglass installers since they are more specialized - this is a personal observation only and hope I did not offend anyone here.

FYI, I am using 2x6 instead of 2x4 and using iso board instead of OSB for sheathing but again this is my preference since I perceive it to be better. BTW my house will be all brick also.


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