Is attic venting necessary in St. Louis, Missouri?The house is a 2-story, approx. 15 years old and additional insulation was added. The Insulation Contractor used Owens Corning R-13 faced batt…Continue
I came to the homeowners house to do some painting when the Insulation Contractor was leaving. The access to the attic is in the 2nd floor bedroom closet. I happened to be painting that bedroom so I opened the panel in the…"
"If I understand the situation, unless they added blocking between the roof trusses at the roof sheathing, the fiberglass insulation will slow the movement of the air, but certainly not stop it. Unless the air-sealing has been done, it sounds…"
Is attic venting necessary in St. Louis, Missouri?The house is a 2-story, approx. 15 years old and additional insulation was added. The Insulation Contractor used Owens Corning R-13 faced batt insualation and loose blown in insulation.The picture I have sent you represents the homeowner's house. There is a gable vent in the open attic area and a ridge vent in the knee wall living space area. There is also soffit vent through out the house exterior. In the knee wall section of the house the…See More
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