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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-23-2009, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Moggy
That's a good thought, but I don't have any...

That's a good thought, but I don't have any ductwork up there. I think I've got it pretty good though. I only get meltiing now if it's above 30ish degrees. If its in the 20s it stays cold enough not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-07-2009, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Moggy
well I have about 6" of cellulose blown in past...

well I have about 6" of cellulose blown in past the 2x6s so that's approx 12" or so of blown in insulation. At an r value of 3.7 per inch i should be at R44.4 ( or so) I wonder how much heat I'm...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-06-2009, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Moggy
Well, my attic is 900 square feet. According to...

Well, my attic is 900 square feet. According to the formula I should have 3 square feet of venting. I estimate that I have 3.2 square feet of soffit (9.62sq" vent times 48 vents) and 9 square feet of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-06-2009, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Moggy
Thats exactly what I figured. I googled like heck...

Thats exactly what I figured. I googled like heck trying to find someone to say it, but I couldnt find it. I'm going to give it a shot and see what that gets me. Maybe I'll just staple some cardboard...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-06-2009, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Moggy
Question about attic venting

Hey everyone. Since I bought my house I've had ice dam problems. Insulation was poor so I had a bunch blown in. Helped with the melting but not eliminated. I have a continuous ridge vent, a gable...
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