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Building a radon-resistant home.

Building a radon-resistant home.

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What is deadly and might be lurking in your basement? No, not a Ninja (well probably not), in most cases it is Radon. And it is important to know what Radon is and how to ensure it isn't a threat to your household. From building to testing, I will share what I learned about Radon while building my house.

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Can Open-Cell Foam Waste be Used as Attic Insulation?

Can Open-Cell Foam Waste be Used as Attic Insulation?

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A homeowner is stuck with "bags and bags" of excess foam after the walls of his house have been sprayed. Can it be broken up into smaller pieces and added to the batt insulation in his attic?

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Polystyrene Foam Panels: Green Yesterday, Not Today

Polystyrene Foam Panels: Green Yesterday, Not Today

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Environmental Building News article highlights health and environmental safety issue with EPS and XPS foam.

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Video Tip: Insulation T-lift

Video Tip: Insulation T-lift

Rick Nelson of Alameda, California, created a handy tool to help with installing unfaced fiberglass insulation overhead.

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