Cape Cod Style house attic venting!

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Old 11-29-16, 05:57 PM
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Preserving the vent space above those slopes would leave that venting as is and it should be fine.
As for what you can get into those cavities to increase the insulation while maintaining a vent path kind of depends upon your ingenuity and the space you have to work in.

I've solved similar problems, but the space dictates what will work.

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Old 11-30-16, 10:49 AM
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hmmmm.. the only thing I can think of is sliding up in there a sandwhich of insulation and air vent bafffle.

Ok, Thanks alot for the counseling ...haha



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Old 11-30-16, 11:30 AM
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That was a very informative article and I pretty much made up my mind that I will not be dense packing anything without vent channel.
I might have to just tear down the ceiling drywall and do it properly. It would only take about 4 sheets of drywall to repair ( small room). I would do it all myself.

What a pain in the butt this house is...lol.
 
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Old 12-08-16, 09:59 AM
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Hi again Bud!

So it looking like my planned 18" of blown in cellulose is going to block part of my gable vents I installed as intake vents. I was thinking of creating a foam board fence to keep the insulation from blocking the vent. Do you think this will work out or will it significantly reduce the effectiveness of the vent?
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Old 12-08-16, 01:17 PM
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Your sketch looks fine to me.

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