I would like to insulate my garage. It is a good size garage, 26 X 36 with
a second floor. I figure I need at least 1800 sqft of insulation. I've
been thinking of replacing my standard Arrow stapler with something that
would make this job easier on my wrists. Do those electric staplers work?
Would they be good for this project? Should I go with an air stapler? Do
they make one for this type of job?
I have a narrow crown Bostitich used mostly for woodwork, like putting on
the backof a bookcase. It would work for insulation and I have used it for
upholstery, but in most cases, the wide are used for those applications.
Once covered with sheetrock, it is not going to go anywhere either way.
1/2" or so for depth will do.
I agree completely. I bought a 3/8th upholstery stapler...wow fantastic.
The only problem I have is I cringe every time I pick up an air tool...some
freaky think about puting one through my foot or finger or something.
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On 12/31/2004 10:42 AM US(ET), Jeff Guay took fingers to keys, and typed
You might try a hammer stapler. It is faster than a hand compression
stapler and doesn't require a power wire or air hose. Most of the
contractors I know use them.
http://www.contractorstools.com/arrow1.html The HT50A
If your like me and only need power tools occasionally check out Harbor
I have 3 of their air products, a chop saw, wire feed 120v welder and
countless hand tools. They all perform well for my purposes.
My only bitch with staplers is the cost of the staples. Arrow stuff is
pricey compared to the off brand staples that do not work in my electric
stapler. ( have to use Arrow or suffer)
I would check with local contractors for a price on the insulation. Earlier
this year I wanted to add R-19 to my ceilings and R-30 to the garage. I
found a contractor that would install the product for less than I could buy
it. I chose to sign the check.
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