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papercrete for slab insulation

 
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Some time back we were wanting to build a papercrete house but after spending
a year and a half reasearching it we have decided to build a somewhat conventional
house. During that time we had several freinds save us paper and as you can imaginge
we have a conciderable stack of the stuff.
Our question is.....Can we make papercrete slabs to use under our heated cement floor ?
That would replace the two inch foam insulation board under the heated slab.
Any ideas out there. Thanks for your help
 
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Hi Anne,

Papercrete is not recommended for any "at or below" grade applications. Some do use and do it...still not good practice.

Regards,

j
 
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