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My 30-plus-year home has two rooms with mineral insulation, but my biggest concern is my third-floor loft. The temperature is always more extreme than the rest of the house. There is an attic space off this room, which has its original insulation
The Baltimore City Council postponed action Monday on a bill that would have banned the use of Styrofoam cups and containers for carryout food and drinks after several members withdrew their support...Kraft , the bill's chief sponsor, said he is
Kraft , would impose penalties on food service businesses for using products such as Styrofoam. It will now go to the full council Monday for a vote. "No food service facility may use any disposable food service ware made from polystyrene for the
Ohio Owens Corning has completed its buyout of Thermafiber Inc., a maker of mineral wool commercial and industrial insulation products. Owens Corning purchased Thermafiber from private equity firm Altus Capital Partners Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
If you aren't a purist and are willing to "fake it," here are some easy ways to make new furniture look old. Old furniture has worn areas, around the corners and near handles. You can make them look worn by using a rasp to grind off sharp corners...
Rim joist insulation can be done yourself Posted May 25, 2013 at 6 p.m...Our home was recently inspected and the buyer asked that we pay for the repairs...A: The rim joists are the boards at the end of all floor joists on the first and second floor.
Their report on the first-of-its-kind coating, ideal for the polyurethane foam in couches and bedding that causes many fire deaths, appears in ACS Macro Letters. Jaime Grunlan and colleagues explain that upholstery furniture and mattresses are the
During our recent remodel, we discovered that our house was completely devoid of insulation. After hours of research we found the perfect solution: newspapersor, more precisely, the equivalent of 48 years of Sunday newspapers. We had searched high
A leading Dutch firm, Hunter Douglas, that makes window blinds and coverings for buildings and high-rise towers, claims to have come out with new QuadroClad' panels that are, according to the company, complete fire-resistant facade system unlike
Home insulation an affordable option for all homeowners this winter With home insulation grants up for grabs, the health and well-being of your family can now be your number one priority this winter as should your ability to keep those winter bills