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Old 09-14-2007, 02:40 PM   #1
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Insulating a Cape Cod

Ok, I am looking to add some R value to my cape cod. The problem is that the rooms are insulated from the inside, not from the attic side. I am going to add some insulation to the floor on the outside, but the backside of the interior wall is just bare insulation, what can I use to further insulate this, or at least block some of the air that will flow through from proper ventilation?


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Old 09-14-2007, 07:43 PM   #2
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Reside using Tyvek and a fanfold insulation.


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Old 09-14-2007, 11:04 PM   #3
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I would remove the old,install raftermate continuosly for proper breathing,then have a contractor install spray foam insulation to the back of the raftermate,a couple inches(R-7 PER ")Then install fiberglass for the rest of the space w/paper facing you can fold onto the rafters and staple--then install the sheetrock,here`s some pics of what happened to a house w/not enough fiberglass insulation,and plastis(like tyvek)installed to the beams before sheetrocking it,all the water stains are from condensation problems w/this system Good luck!
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