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    Insulation a attic with little to no access.

    So I guess I was blind, because I didn't walk out far enough to notice that the outside triangle wall was hardie board siding and not stone. My pro came over, and he says the best solution is to install an gable vent. One with a large enough cutout for a man to fit through. Then it is just a...
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    Insulation a attic with little to no access.

    This is a isolated attic, only above the dining room, besides a small triangle at the back of the bathroom wall, there is no access. I think I am going to have to cut drywall from the dining room ceiling, as I want them to have full access to place a back on the bathroom wall, and properly...
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    Insulation a attic with little to no access.

    1999. This issue should not have passed an inspection. One issue might be that apparently they only require three inspections in Hays County (Near, not in Austin): 1) A foundation inspection. 2) A framing inspection after plumbing and electrical 3)A final inspection after drywall is up. That...
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    Insulation a attic with little to no access.

    @nealtw That is a good idea, I will discuss it with my pro.
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    Insulation a attic with little to no access.

    I have a professional coming to give me a quote this week. I just like to have as much input as possible on my options. The outside wall is 4" limestone masonry, so no outside access. At this point I think removing some drywall above the dining room is my best bet. I don't want them to just...
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    Insulation a attic with little to no access.

    I bought this home almost two years ago. And this year I suddenly had an influx of heat in my 2nd story bathroom. Lots of warm air was being dumped into the room from behind one of my bathroom cabinets. ------------------------------- The wall behind the cabinet has plumbing of course, but...
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