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Duke(WNY)    Posted 02-17-2003 at 15:47:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
Pieces of heavy wire screen about 2 inches square with a roofing nail in the center.You put "liquid nails" on the screen and stuck them on a block or cement wall. After the glue dried put 2 X 8 foam board insulation on and then a metal clip went on the nail to hold it in place. Anyone know what they are called and where I can find them?
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Mike D.    Posted 02-19-2003 at 06:39:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Duke,
Did you find those insulation anchors yet? Have you called any local insulators that use foam board? Let us know how it works out for you.


bob    Posted 02-18-2003 at 07:42:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
any commerical insulation contractor or wholesaler should stock them Menards may even have a varation that you could use . Maybe Grainger


Lazy Al    Posted 02-18-2003 at 05:46:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
This don't answer your question but I made a
wire cutter for sterofoam worked slicker than
h--- . Made a yoke with half inch conduit and
a wire that I heated up with a 120/12 volt transformer . If your interested I will post a picture and tell more details .
Al


Cindi    Posted 02-18-2003 at 04:52:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
We used foam insulation board on the outside of our house before putting on shake shingles but just nailed them onto the old exterior siding. Where are you using this product? Are you going against masonry, wood, or some other surface? If masonry why wouldn't you just use an adhesive for the board?


Jim Adams    Posted 02-18-2003 at 07:48:56       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Several years ago I Insulated the outside of our
basemnet walls with the Dow/Styrafoam system using 1" Blue board and the plastic fasteners that came with the system. Dow #11 mastic was used to hold the panels while I drilled the holes for the fasteners. Some cements will destroy Styrofoam, so be careful what you use.
The system included joint covering material and a
latex stucco that brushed on. It is very effective. Before insulating the foundaton I kept a wood stove going down there and burned about $40 worth of wood a month. After insulating just the heat from the boiler keeps the basement warmer than it was with the wood stove helping.
Jim


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