Is a simple straw bale kit home one way of driving down the costs of housing? Follow the story of one man's desire to make a prototype.

Is a simple straw bale kit home one way of driving down the costs of housing? Follow the story of one man's desire to make a prototype.

R-VALUE: 40.0, SUITABLE FOR: new construction, retrofitTHERMAL PERFORMANCE: At R-3.5 per in., the cellulose in this system yields an overall value of R-40.PROS:• Familiar building process means lower labor costs with readily available materials.• If cellulose is used, the project has a lower environmental impact.• Large moisture-storage capacity allows wall cavities to dry gradually.CONS:• Fairly involved insulation process can add to labor costs.• Reduces interior space by 3%.

R-VALUE: 40.0, SUITABLE FOR: new construction, retrofitTHERMAL PERFORMANCE: At R-3.5 per in., the cellulose in this system yields an overall value of R-40.PROS:• Familiar building process means lower labor costs with readily available materials.• If cellulose is used, the project has a lower environmental impact.• Large moisture-storage capacity allows wall cavities to dry gradually.CONS:• Fairly involved insulation process can add to labor costs.• Reduces interior space by 3%.

pallet sheds | first pallet to the last my pallet shed is finally complete and i…

pallet sheds | first pallet to the last my pallet shed is finally complete and i…

The easy way to stop leaves, rubbish and water getting into your garage!  Also helps to insulate and stop the cold wind blowing under your garage door!

The easy way to stop leaves, rubbish and water getting into your garage! Also helps to insulate and stop the cold wind blowing under your garage door!

Spray Foam Insulation Cost Estimator

Spray Foam Insulation Cost Estimator

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