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davidchicks

10:16PM | 07/31/06
Member Since: 07/31/06
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We are re-habbing a 70-year-old house that mainly has blown-insulation. We had to remove the ceiling and insulation in order to raise the pitch of the roof. We saved the insulation and wonder if it is OK to re-use it?

Handyman

10:49AM | 08/08/06
Member Since: 11/18/98
187 lifetime posts
If it was relatively new maybe. However when you removed the insulation I am guessing you compacted it. The air spaces are what prevent the heat transfer.

I would say probably not. When you go to sell the home do you want to explain why the insulation is 30 years old.


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