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    Default Unfamiliar insulation

    I recently was in a 60's home and found a white insulation called Dacotherm with white small pellets in the ceiling joists. There were still a few bags up in the attic. Not sure if this is a problem. It looks like perlite, and the bag said it contained silica...

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    Default Re: Unfamiliar insulation

    Barry Adair posted this back in 2012. The name of the thread was Dacotherm Insulation but I didn't get it to show up in the thread search.
    Maybe this will help.

    Popular Mechanics - Google Books
    3 cites in this issue

    https://books.google.com/books?id=ld...cotherm&f=true

    Made by Diamond Shamrock. No mention of asbestos but there are sure a lot of cigarette ads if you look through the book and also some great self employment ideas where you can make $8 to $12.50 per hour and even $22,500 a year!

    Last edited by Gary Burnett; 10-14-2019 at 08:23 AM. Reason: Additional Information

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    Default Re: Unfamiliar insulation

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Burnett View Post
    Barry Adair posted this back in 2012. The name of the thread was Dacotherm Insulation but I didn't get it to show up in the thread search.
    http://www.inspectionnews.net/home_i...ight=Dacotherm

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