attic floor insulation.


Old 07-19-01, 12:16 PM
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i want to reinsulate my attic floor. i got this funny looking insulation that looks like a rats nest. how can i go by doing this? should i remove the old insulation or can i reinsulate on top of the old stuff? & what "R" value.
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Old 07-20-01, 02:56 AM
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Without looking at yours, I cannot identify it positivily, but I have seen redwood shavings used as attic insulation, and it could be described as "a rats nest". I would blow cellulose right over it. "How much" depends on the climate where you live, but I would go to R-38 as a minimum.
Old 07-20-01, 05:43 AM
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Lefty.. I don't think it's wood it's more like old news paper & the state is Colorado..

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