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« on: March 11, 2014, 06:24:45 AM »

I want to discuss with you guys about insulation. There are mainly two types of insulation in the home i.e are made primarily using glass or rock. Which one you use between these two? Which one is better if we compare them? What is your experience on these? Your comment will be appreciated.


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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2014, 06:39:45 AM »

"I want to discuss with you guys about insulation. There are mainly two types of insulation in the home i.e are made primarily using glass or rock. Which one you use between these two? Which one is better if we compare them? What is your experience on these? Your comment will be appreciated."

Aron,

If you read the last 200 posts on here under the energy efficiency and insulation section you will realise that there is more to the subject than glass or rock. Regen

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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2014, 12:03:00 PM »

As I said, I am now trying Sheep.  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2014, 12:13:36 PM »

Whats insulation?
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2014, 12:18:08 PM »

And how good is insulation made from rock?

Is that what they were doing when they made old farmhouses 2' thick out of local stone....
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2014, 02:35:12 PM »

When cold I stuff a cat down my jumper.
This is my last reply to any of your posts.
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2014, 06:58:52 PM »

Off to shear some rock.
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« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2014, 07:05:45 PM »

"Cat down Jumper", got to see that Tod.    ?  hysteria hysteria
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2014, 07:25:06 PM »

That could be dangerous Tod,
                            We have cats around here that you could not even look at never mind stuff them down your jumper. hysteria
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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2014, 07:30:29 PM »

 A cat down the jumper  Shocked This would result in a trip to intensive care with our moggy.
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« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2014, 08:17:11 PM »

You just have to choose the cat dependant on temperature.
Summer cat



Autumn cat


Winter cat


Spring cat



Of course in extreme conditions you can add more than one, this will of course mean violent movement which will warm you up.
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« Reply #11 on: March 11, 2014, 08:19:43 PM »

"Cat down Jumper", got to see that Tod.    ?  hysteria hysteria

Yeah, me too. I've often heard of a duck down duvet, but never a cat down jumper.

Still, it raised my eyebrows less than your confession that you are "now trying sheep". But being Welsh, who am I too judge, After all, what a man gets up to in the privacy of his own loft, is his business and nobody else's!  angel

On a more serious note (just for a change), isn't 'regular' loft insulation made from spun liquid rock, or is it perhaps I that has been spun a line?

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« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2014, 08:56:30 PM »

Tod, I'm not sure I'd trust 'summer cat', there's a look in the eye's, plus it's packing a knife!

As this thread appears to have gone animal mad, I thought I'd share a couple of stories from yesterday.

Tale 1. Swan Lake, and the circle of life: one of the nicest days each year, when on my daily wander around the local park/lake is to see the newly hatched signets, here's a pic form ~6th May 2013



but yesterday is one of the annual sad days. After 10 months of living together 24/7 Mr Swan began relentlessly chasing the surviving 3 fully grown signets off the lake. It happens each year at about this time, once Mrs Swan decides it's time to build a nest. Oh well, that's nature I guess.


Tale 2. He was just an old saggy cloth cat, but Emily loved him: We've been getting a visitor now for about 2 years. He's been named Flash, as although he's a big fellah, he's 'gone in a ..' out the catflap as soon as he sees or hears us. He's feral, but submissive to our guys, and just wants a quick munch of biccies from the conservatory and a warm curl up on the cane furniture when it's peeing down outside. But he doesn't trust us enough to stay for long.

Well, after 2 years of patience, I managed to just touch him last week, and during the next 3 visits managed a gentle fuss, having bribed him with some fresh wet food. Yesterday he let me stroke him properly, he's a big solid boy, but extremely scared. But finally managed a photo.




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« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2014, 10:03:04 PM »

I thought a "cat down jumper" was a euphemism for something entirely different. But one lives and learns.. bike
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« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2014, 08:20:24 AM »

great pics tod

and  good work with the feral Mart.


We should have a navipets thread somewhere i will post pics of our pack(s)
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