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Coloradoretired | Posted in General Questions on

Thank you for your prompt response. I had read your article previously and, have now reread it, I wish that I had read it prior to the initial insulation.
I think that the exterior insulation is not an option. The closed cell spray foam was proposed by a local insulation company and probably will be our choice. Should we stay at a lower R-level? R-10 seemed to be suggested in a couple articles, what is the trade-off between higher R value? Was the placement of a second vapor barrier, perhaps sandwiched between our current drywall and new drywall a non-starter?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    George,
    You have accidentally created a new thread when you evidently wanted to post a response to a previous thread.

    Here is a link to the thread where this comment belongs: Insulating / fixing insulation on a soft brick building.

    I have moved your comment to that page. Please post all future comments on the original thread, not here. Thanks.

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