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1972 home, attic is bottom layer foil back 3 1/2" fiberglass, then 5" blown in, then paper backed 5 1/2" fiberglass. What's the next step?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 05, 2015 01:00 AM
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soffits vented properly, ridge vented. Want to know if the paper backed fiberglass layer needs to go and use unfaced batts, or just place new unfaced batts over the paper backed layer.




 

 

soffits vented properly, ridge vented. Want to know if the paper backed fiberglass layer needs to go and use unfaced batts, or just place new unfaced batts over the paper backed layer.

Have you air-sealed all the penetrations & are their baffles installed? That is truly the first step (maybe your next step), and then one can address insulation Paper faced insulation...


 

 

 
 
 

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