Attic venting / Discussions

Is installing a venting skylight to release hot air from my a home a good idea?

I own a 100-year old two story semi in Toronto. The attic is very well insulated and vented. The second story builds up heat during the night. We only use the ...

Posted by Fred Velsen Aug. 28, 2021, 11:10 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

How do I stop a leak from my attic?

...attic edges, seal house-to-attic penetrations like the bathroom vent, and wiring, insulate the bathroom vent. Any thoughts? Frost buildup in an attic is a res...

Posted by Markus Duess Feb. 11, 2019, 12:42 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you insulate a cathedral ceiling?

...venting my cathedral ceiling and using closed-cell spray foam insulation. My walls are double 2x4 stud walls 12 inches deep and will have 2-3 inches of closed c...

Posted by Raoul Lions Oct. 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m. Roof assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Why do I have condensation on my ceiling and how do I fix it?

...attic temp differential averages 22F, every summer. Thanks. It sounds to me like the condensation on your ceiling is likely a thermal bridging issue. When you h...

Posted by bruce chambers Nov. 5, 2021, 5:42 p.m. Walls and Roofs 5 Responses