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replacing large area of ceiling, insulation above

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Old 12-07-05, 10:20 AM
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replacing large area of ceiling, insulation above

Hi,

I have a large 4x8 area of ceiling I need to replace but above it it insulation. I started to remove the drywall and there is plastic behind it and then the insulation. The problem is, if I remove this area of ceiling it looks like all the insulation will fall in (the plastic won't hold it). Any ideas how to handle this?


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Old 12-07-05, 11:55 AM
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If you have access in the attic scoop up the insulation [if blown] and set it out of the way. Batts are even easier to move. Be sure to whear long sleaves and gloves. A mask might be nice.
 
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