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    Insulating between Floor Joists/Under Baseboards

    We are located in the Western Carolina mountains. Climate is normally mild but get lots of lows in the 20s the next 4 months. The existing insulation is in great shape. So I will likely just try and pack a few inches of he R-15 as you recommend. The sheet rock goes to the roof joists, which...
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    Insulating between Floor Joists/Under Baseboards

    Backer rod sounds like a great solution. I am going to pick some 3/8" and 1/2" on the way home. Would you suggest the R-15 rockwool? Would you match the height of the insulation all ready placed between the joist or just fill in a few inches? We have an enclosed attic, so we can't access it...
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    Insulating between Floor Joists/Under Baseboards

    Appreciate the help. I may try and do both. Insulate from underneath the house and us poly caulk at the baseboards. Really try and seal this place up.
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    Insulating between Floor Joists/Under Baseboards

    Seems like they missed the caulking job for sure. If I don't want to pull off the baseboards, do you think my idea of insulating from below would help? Or are you saying putting down shoe molding/caulking would be the best solution.
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    Insulating between Floor Joists/Under Baseboards

    Like many of us, I live in a house around 100 years old. This is our second winter. We are having issues with cold penetrating where the floor meets the wall. I took a few thermal imaging pictures and can see that’s exactly how we are losing heat/gaining cool. We have batt insulation under...
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