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  • Posted in thread: attic ceiling framing on 07-29-2013 at 08:44 PM
    Floor to the top of the top plate is exactly 8'. So that sounds good, thanks for the backing
    tip, should make puting the joists up easier

  • Posted in thread: attic ceiling framing on 07-29-2013 at 05:34 PM
    What's the easiest plan to frame the ceiling? As you can see from the picture at the end of the
    house I have "clipped corners" where it angles in, my thought was just to nail the new ceiling
    joists ri...

  • Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-29-2013 at 05:21 PM
    i can make 2x6's work too

  • Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-28-2013 at 08:06 PM
    Light weight 5/8" will be the way to go. The planned ceiling will come bellow the collar ties,
    the existing structure wont be touched, total flat area of new ceiling span from rafter to
    rafter is 7', ...

  • Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-26-2013 at 07:11 PM
    I considered spray foam but it's a vented roof, and the thought of a roof leak or repair in the
    future keeps me from doing that.

  • Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-26-2013 at 06:06 PM
    Alright, so of I scab out the 2x8 rafters with 2x4's it would give me roughly 10&3/4". if i
    layer roxul r23 (5.5") and roxul r15 (3.5") itd leave me an inch and some change for the air
    gap, sound good...

  • Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-23-2013 at 05:40 AM
    Looks like I'm goin to need r38 (doh!) back to the drawing board, I'll update later with the
    new plan, thanks

  • Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-22-2013 at 08:44 PM
    I'm in the process of designing/planning to finish our walk up attic, i need a little guidance
    on planning for insulation. Here's my plan and correct anything that doesn't work:Currently
    there are 2x8...

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