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Old 02-27-2004, 09:35 PM   #1
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Detached Garage Insulation

What would be the correct way to insulate the roof deck of a detached garage. The garage is heated and will be air conditioned. The ceiling will not be sheetrocked.


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You can put 1x3 purlin on the underside of the ceiling joists and lay in batt insulation and then blow in loose insulation over that.


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My advice would be to folow Hatchet's advice unless you wants to use the "Attic" space for storage... which I think you do because you said roof deck.

Hmmm most garage roofs are hip style. This makes it tricky. I could draw a sketch but can't really explain it in words.
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