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by lupinfarm
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Air gap between cabin and addition
Replies: 5
Views: 2054

Re: Air gap between cabin and addition

Hi...I am new to the site to...Your problem sounds a bit like mine. My house is a brick two up 2 down victorian farmhouse circa 1875 with a wood frame addition, where the addition and the brick meet( haha) there is a gap. Not as big as yours,but the wind still whips through it something fearce. I am...
by lupinfarm
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: what to do about gaps in my barnboard walls
Replies: 9
Views: 4923

Re: what to do about gaps in my barnboard walls

Sorry Drew... I see you are in Paris, Ontario. I live approx 35 north east of Belleville. Would you know where I could get the hydrated lime, in small enough quantities for just a do it yourselfer. I was frightened off using any kind of lime based mortor because of the toxicity of it. Have you used ...
by lupinfarm
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: what to do about gaps in my barnboard walls
Replies: 9
Views: 4923

Re: what to do about gaps in my barnboard walls

Hi...thanks but I am in Canada. I cant even find a supplier for the raw ingredients near enough to me to make it practical. I was considering using soy based spray foam, installed by a licenced contractor( here in Ontario only licenced contractors can install the product). The contractor advised me ...
by lupinfarm
Wed Aug 18, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: what to do about gaps in my barnboard walls
Replies: 9
Views: 4923

what to do about gaps in my barnboard walls

Hi I am new to this forum so be gentle with me. I have a 1875 brick and wood farmhouse in southern ontario. I had to remove the old plasterboard ( English forum users will know what i am talking about) revealing barnboard walls. I would like to insulate with sprayfoam. the contrator says i need to p...