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#365219 - 01/30/12 07:16 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
RickF Offline
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Registered: 02/26/05
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Maybe you are older than you think ... I believe that would have been 49 years old and not 39 years old.
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#365221 - 01/30/12 07:20 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
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1963
1973 10 years
1983 20 years
1993 30 years
2003 40 years
2012 49 years

You're right 49 years.

(Hard to count past 21).


Edited by CatBrat (01/30/12 07:23 PM)

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#365224 - 01/30/12 07:54 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

When you get that old what's a decade or two smile
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#365277 - 01/31/12 11:03 AM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
BrenR Offline
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Registered: 12/10/03
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Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
Originally Posted By: CatBrat
This way I have a clean installation without any bugs and with new insulation.
Not sure what they'd charge, but a duct cleaning service with the big truck and 12" hose would probably make very short work of that insulation.

Bren R.

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#365279 - 01/31/12 11:22 AM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
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My guess is nobody would touch it on fears of Asbestos contamination. Most of that insulation is Rock Wool that contains only trace amounts of Asbestos. Not sure what the light (yellowish) colored stuff is. I did compare to pictures of asbestos insulation and this is not it.

But still. I might call around anyway. It'd be my luck that they would be the ones stepping through the ceiling.

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#365281 - 01/31/12 11:38 AM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
Murph Offline
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Registered: 10/05/06
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Loc: PEI, Canada
Wow. Around here, just a threat of even small amounts of asbestos = hazmat suits, bubbled in work areas with negative airflow exhausting through special filters, air locked change areas with portable showers, etc.....

You are a brave man.
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#365285 - 01/31/12 12:16 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
CatBrat Offline
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By trace amounts, I'm talking not measurable. At least, according to what articles I've read. Rock Wool's amount of asbestos is undeterminable (replace with your favorite word here instead).


Edited by CatBrat (01/31/12 12:18 PM)

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#365286 - 01/31/12 12:17 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
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Asbestos removal from our basement a couple of years ago:


Brian, if there's a possibility of asbestos in what you're dumping, prepare for a multi-tens-of-thousands fine if you get caught.

If you have ANY thoughts of the possibility of asbestos, you should have had samples tested.

And NOT wearing serious protection if you're suspecting Asbestos in loose fill is just asking for a shortened lifespan.
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#365288 - 01/31/12 12:20 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: MarkSJohnson]
BobKay Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
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Mark just wants everyone to adopt his taste in headgear.

Seriously, Brian, I was about to post basically the same thing. Check your state and local laws. A trash collector could find it and report you to the EPA. The clean-up costs and fines are both gigantic!
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#365289 - 01/31/12 12:21 PM Re: CatBrat [Re: CatBrat]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Loc: Central NH
I said it like a drama queen.
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