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Old 11-02-2013, 11:50 AM   #1
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I have a cold master bathroom. I think it is from my fiberglass stand up shower. when i get up into my attic it looks like there is no insulation on top of the shower. Im not sure if moisture can vent up in to that area. What is the best product i can use to insulate above my shower but will not mold if water vapors get to it. it is a small shower no bigger then 4x4.

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Old 11-02-2013, 01:38 PM   #2
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Location, location, location...

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Old 11-02-2013, 01:47 PM   #3
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Unless for some strange reason there is no ceiling in this room there's 0 reason for not having insulation over that bathroom.
How much depends on your location.
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location as in where i live..Out side of Salem or.
location of the bathroom.. east side, showers on an exterior wall.

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Im not sure if there is a ceiling over the shower, its caped by the top of the shower and dry walled at the top front of it. I think i can see the fiberglass on the top of the shower from the attic. i have to go up there soon to fix another problem i will look to verify this.
What are my options for insulation on the fiberglass shower if that is what i see.

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Is the rest of the ceiling insulated?
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?...sulation_table
There was suppose to be about 12" of insulation in that whole attic, plus insulation under the floors.
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Is the rest of the ceiling insulated?
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?...sulation_table
There was suppose to be about 12" of insulation in that whole attic, plus insulation under the floors.

yes it is. the whole attic has blown in in it. Its not in the best of shape but that's why im trying to figure out what to use over the shower. Then I'm going have some hvac work done up there, then im going to have the blown in redone.
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The thermal barrier needs to be continuous across the attic floor, why is there no insulation above the shower; why can you SEE the shower from above?

Is the shower in an alcove or dropped ceiling, separate from the main ceiling line (plane)?

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Either air seal/insulate the dropped ceiling or air seal/insulate above the area as per page 20; http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sourc...wWATQw&cad=rja

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