Charlie: Robert in Memorial writes to us, he says, “I’m one of the Westsiders with 54 inches of water in my house for 12 days and my helpers removed all the sheetrock and the backer board, and I’ve heard you say the problem, this is a problem on the rebuild, and every contractor comes out, […]
Charlie: Jay in Westfield writes he’s looking at having somebody put in insulation. They use blown-in insulation and painted on radiant barrier. Do you recommend that radiant barrier, that paint on radiant barrier?
Charlie: “First question this morning comes from Jersey Village. Bruce writes to us, “I have vaulted ceilings in my home.” That’s pretty common out there, isn’t it? They got a lot of those houses with those kind of vaulted ceilings.” Tom: “It’s common everywhere.” Charlie: “Yeah. “It’s a single-story house,” of course, “and there’s a […]
Charlie: Patty, from Katy. Tom: Hello, Patty. Charlie: She has a house that was built in the ’80s. A roof was put on by Ideal Roofing about 15 years ago, so we know that was done right. It has a ridge vent but now she says, I think I’m in need of insulation because this […]
Charlie: Alan in League City writes to us, “What are your thoughts on the use of Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation in the walls and attics of homes?”
Charlie: From Roy in the 5th Ward. “I’m having my home torn down and building a new one here in Houston.” It’s an 1,800 square foot, but he’s going to put a crawl space underneath it. “What type of insulation would you recommend in the attic for a house like that? Open? Closed? Spray foam? […]
Charlie: Mike from Galveston has written to us with a question, Tom. He says, “I own an old house built in the 1890s in Galveston, and it doesn’t have any insulation.” Hang on. If it was built in the 1890s, I’m thinking, how many times has it beat the odds? Tom: Before you get any […]
Charlie: Dale in Willis is converting a pole barn into his home and he wants to know what would you recommend for insulation?