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akvandahl

08:37PM | 09/25/04
Member Since: 09/25/04
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My landlord just insulated the roof over my apartment with fiberglass insulation, which happens to serve as a balcony for another apartment within the same house. The smell in the appartment is very strong, and I can wake up in the middle of the night just from it. It has been a couple of days since the last coat went on, but the odour is still very strong. I try to keep the doors open as much as I can, but the late September air makes it very cold inside. Is there any hazard living in this space until the material has completely set? I don

tomh

09:34PM | 09/27/04
Member Since: 07/01/03
549 lifetime posts
akvandahl, fiberglass insulation is generally odorless. In high heat conditions the binder can give off a mild odor. So, I don't understand the source of the problem. Was the roof resurfaced with tar? If you could describe the repair work, we might have better luck with your quesiton.


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