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From the comments it sounds like you have drywall on one side. I'd set up a measuring jig to give consistent, square cuts, and cut your batts to length so that they fit well horizontally. Stack them in the stud spaces. If necessary, apply a sheeting over it to give additional support. Something with a textured surface might be preferable to polyethylene ...


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Searching Google for 24" denim batts turned up a ton of options that are available. Here is an example. Using this will be WAY easier than trying to hack 16" stuff together. If you are pretty intent on going with 16", you could try placing the insulation in the cavity and then stapling 24" wide paper like this over it to hold it in place. If I were doing ...


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Carpets and paints can be made from a variety of materials. Water might clean it up. Paint thinners might dissolve the carpet (depending on the carpet). You could try isopropyl alcohol without much risk. But I would start by testing some carpet fibers (cut a few fibers off with some scissors) in a dish of paint thinner before testing thinner on the carpet. ...


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Laminate flooring can hold water for a long period of time. While a moisture barrier is intended to prevent moisture from moving from the subfloor to the laminate, it also will hold water on top of it. If you have a crawl space under that part of the flooring, it is definitely advisable to perform a visual inspection. From your photo, I can't tell if the ...


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I doubt it qas from rhe cleaning unless standing water or harsh chemicals were involved. Find out what chemicals were used to clean the flooring. Some (all?) laminate flooring is very susceptible to chemicals and recommend either only water or special cleaner. IMO, This is most likely a moisture problem. Check any and all sources of water near the ...



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