"What I see is that people are grateful about the financial help that they get in paying for the measures done, but, they kinda glaze over if you try to get technical. I try very hard to get the customer involved in the projects I'm doing on…"
"Accu 1 makes pretty good machines, 9300 and 9400 can blow cell or fiberglass. Biggest problem that I've had with them is getting voltage drop through cords. Eliminated it by setting up a breaker box inside the truck and running a 10 guage cord…"
"The only part of the puzzle that you are missing is that the attic space above the insulation is outside of the building envelope. That being said, adding more insulation would be your best bet. Transition walls between flats and cathedral ceiling…"
In reply to your questions.... Where does one draw the line on R value in an attic? If I had room for an R 287 in my attic, I would put it there. When airsealing the top plates of the walls I like to use an expanding foam. Great Stuff will…"
"Closing your vents, even temporarily, does not solve your problem of heat loss into this space. I would take a good look at the walls between the house and the garage. I would start by pulling back the existing insulation and airsealing the top…"
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" Remove the shingles, drill a row of holes and use an 1 1/2 blowing tube to dense pack insulsafe fiberglass into the cavity, plug the holes add some foam board, add 1/2'" plywood over that and then reshingle with a light colored…"
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