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Sten
Re: new ducts to upstairs in old house
Timothy Miller wrote:

Sten thank you again for the suggestions. Am wanting to do some of the duct work to save on the costs but just do not have the knowledge for the whole job will have contractors bid it .

Anything I can do to help , just drop me a line

Bob Gabrilson
Re: new ducts to upstairs in old house
mdsenff wrote:

We have a home that is over 100 years old. There is currently no heat in the upstairs. When we replaced the furnace, we put in a furnace big enough to eventually heat the upstairs.

We have plaster and lath walls, no insulation. Want to tear off plaster/lath, and insulate, drywall, and put in heat.

Husband says duct work cannot be run from basement to 2nd floor at all. I think there is a way for it to be done.

Can anyone point me in the right direction to do this? Registers can be in the wall instead of the floor if need be when doing this project.

He says there are joints between the floors that does not allow duct work to go up the walls.

Any ideas?

How large is your new home? Is the attic finished?

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