insulation

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Old 11-06-02, 02:29 PM
JRRR.
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insulation

Insulating my attic with R-30 and where the rafters meet the ceiling plates is very short. Obviously you want to get the insulation in there but I dont want to cut off air exchange between soffit and ridge vents. With R-30 (10"-12") height it is hard. What is the best method? Shave off some fiberglass, compress it, etc. Please enlighten me to the best method. I dont believe baffles will work because I will have areas that are not insulated and allow living space heat upwards. Thanks.
 
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Old 11-06-02, 03:41 PM
renes
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My house has cardboard pieces that are made for this exact purpose. They create an inch gap and are about a foot long. You can pick them up at Home Depot and they are very cheap.
 
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Old 11-06-02, 04:00 PM
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Where are these carboard pieces attached?
 
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Old 11-06-02, 04:15 PM
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What I have done right now is use insulation holders (metal rods) to compress the ends of the insulation slightly to allow free air space.
 
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