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attics (aˑ·tiks),

n the sinus passages connected to the nose where cool air is warmed and filtered.
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He groped his way carefully for several yards; he was at the back of the skirting- board in the attic, where there is a little mark * in the picture.
While Tom Kitten was left alone under the floor of the attic, he wriggled about and tried to mew for help.
You can use open-cell, low-density foam in attics, both North and South.
And while not every find hits the financial jackpot, the average value of hidden gems found in British attics comes in at PS348.
In houses across America, poorly sealed and under-insulated attics are taking money out of homeowners pockets through high utility bills.
Attics, largely ignored and often unprotected, can be the source of catastrophic losses.
Even a brief research will tell you that most of the vermiculite insulation put in attics between 1920 and 1990 came from a mine in Libby, Montana, that also had asbestos in it, and according to the EPA, "assume it has asbestos in it.
Suvash studied natural convection and heat transfer in attics subject to different conditions; periodic thermal forcing (Suvash et al.
But at the height of the typhoon's fury, many residents squeezed themselves into their attics, thus shielding them from the 20-foot storm surges spawned by Yolanda.
3 million Scalextric sets in our attics with enough track to lap the world three-and-a-half times.
In poorly ventilated attics, water vapor will increase and water will eventually condense on the roof sheathing.
The recommended insulation level for most attics is R-38 (or about 12 to 15 in.