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miguel24932 03-23-2013 01:56 PM

Insulation question
 
Hi,

I am adding another layer of insulation in my attic. Is it ok to put the batts right over the ceiling electrical boxes for my ceiling fans? Also, can it go over electrical wire since its sheathed?

electures 03-23-2013 02:34 PM

Yes and yes as long as the cable is not bundled.

gregzoll 03-23-2013 02:48 PM

You need to go around and seal any openings in the ceilings and walls, before doing anything with insulation. Also you need to place baffles between each rafter space, to allow air movement, and not allow insulation to get pushed up against the roof.

miguel24932 03-23-2013 04:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by electures (Post 1143903)
Yes and yes as long as the cable is not bundled.

what do you mean by bundled?

joecaption 03-23-2013 04:55 PM

Groops of wires tied together.


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