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Fiberglass batt – burnt coffee smell

John Semmelhack | Posted in General Questions on

Why do Owens Corning unfaced fiberglass batts smell like burnt coffee? Perhaps the batch I’m currently inspecting was stored inside a coffee roastery. Or is it something else? On a related note – When will we be able to upload smells to the site? I hear the iPhone 7 will have an app for that.

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Jack,
    Well, since competing insulation products sometimes smell like dead fish, consider yourself lucky.

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