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Fiberglass Insulation, Viable Growing Medium?

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself' started by maximum autism, Jul 15, 2017.

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    TacoMac

    TacoMac Well-Known Member

    Hence the age old saying, "you can't fight city hall".
     
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    CanadianDank

    CanadianDank Well-Known Member

    Haha, I am saving up for a blowing machine.
    Yeah i should probably hire a helper or two, business is booming anyways.
    I wouldn't grow in it, why bother. Just stumbled across the thread and had to browse
     
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    maximum autism

    maximum autism Member

    Alright I'm a retard, I get that, but a retard with a heart of gold.
     
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    chemphlegm

    chemphlegm Well-Known Member


    not so hard on yourself.....rockwool is suspect insulation......spun molten glass.....hmmmmm ?
     
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    Bakersfield

    Bakersfield Well-Known Member

    Spun molten basalt - that's why it's called rock wool.
    Rock wool or mineral wool is considered a green alternative to fiberglass. Here are a few benefits, it's hydrophobic compared to wet fiberglass, it's batts have a higher r-value than its fiberglass counterpart and it's fireproof.
    Having installed rock wool in the past, the shit is nasty and makes you itch way worse than wimpy fiberglass. It's nasty shit!
    I'd rather be the shitter pumper guy, than have to install rock wool for a living.
     
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    maximum autism

    maximum autism Member

    I did both on the same job one time
    I'm just bummed that I can't use this fuckhuge roll of leftover fiberglass in my garage to grow with
     
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