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Q: Is there a paint or sealer that will encapsulate the smell of smoke on fire-damaged walls?
Q: I am planning to build with 12 inches or more of blown-in cellulose insulation in the ceilings. How much insulation can you put in a ceiling before the unsupported drywall between joists sags? I usually use 1/2-inch drywall with trusses 24 inches on-center.
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