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richierennie

04:14AM | 01/22/04
Member Since: 01/21/04
2 lifetime posts
I AM THINKING ABOUT INSTALLING VINYL SIDEING ON MY 1920 BUILT CAPE COD THAT NOW HAS CEDER SHINGLES.WOULD I WANT TO INSTALL A HOUSE RAP AND THE FOAM BOARD INSULATION.HOW MUCH R VALUE IS ADDED WITH THE RAP AND FOAM BOARD?
THANKS
RICH
CLIFTON SPRINGS NY

rmurray223

04:35AM | 01/31/04
Member Since: 01/03/03
97 lifetime posts
It all depends on the foam board you use, most of them I believe are about 3.5R value, but the real benefit will be with the wind you keep out and most of the nooks and crannies will be sealed, older homes have a tendency to leak air pretty good. good luck though


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