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What is the safest way to insulate our three story, wood framed clapboard/shingle Victorian house?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 19, 2013 01:01 AM
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We don't want substances on which mold might grow and or those which prevent the house from breathing. Blown in fiberglass insulation (Atticat) was suggested, but it contains formaldehyde. Are other products safer for our health without being harbors for mold ? How important is it to block up cracks where the walls meet the floors, etc.?




 

 

We don't want substances on which mold might grow and or those which prevent the house from breathing. Blown in fiberglass insulation (Atticat) was suggested, but it contains formaldehyde. Are other products safer for our health without being harbors for mold ? How important is it to block up cracks where the walls meet the floors, etc.?

Shellee,

Mold growth occurs when two specific items are present, the first is sustained moisture and the second is a food source. Regardless of the material if these two items are...


 

 

 
 
 

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