Frost in attic / Discussions

How do I stop a leak from my attic?

...inking is .. not ice damming. Continue to remove blocking from attic edges, seal house-to-attic penetrations like the bathroom vent, and wiring, insulate the ba...

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

Why is there frost on the underside of my roof overhang?

...ing answers in that regard. Any opinions on this would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. You need moisture for frost to form, and I think of all the opinions h...

Posted by George Paul March 23, 2020, 12:10 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

...attic, I have a radiant barrier on the attic ceiling and floor. I am removing the cellulose, but what non toxic insulation can I use with the radient barrier? H...

Posted by Pamella Weatherly-Phillips Aug. 16, 2019, 11:49 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you fix ice dams and crawl space insulation in historic homes?

...ing gutters to a house shouldn’t cause ice dams, ice damming is caused by snow melting and re-freezing. So it is poorly installed or insufficient insulation tha...

Posted by Faith K Feb. 26, 2021, 1:43 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

...insulate but winter is coming and drafts are already getting in. Is there anything I can do to prevent that without upsetting my landlord? The wall I'm concerne...

Posted by Teresa Cunningham Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...ing wall and interior wall line meet the which I suspect is due to the cold air penetrating at the roof line. Can I solve thiis but reinstalling batts over th...

Posted by bruce chambers Nov. 5, 2021, 5:42 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses