DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   Building & Construction (
-   -   Knee wall insulation on Modular Home (

banzaitoyota 12-19-2010 05:55 PM

Knee wall insulation on Modular Home
I am getting ready to start planning the completion of my second floor on my modular home. I plan on following the guidelines for kneewall insulation shown on:

My dilemma is how to maintain the proper airflow clearance gap in the area of the hinged trusses. Anyone have a solution for this?

banzaitoyota 12-20-2010 07:22 PM

1 Attachment(s)
Here are a picture of the offending frame members

banzaitoyota 12-22-2010 08:35 PM


turtlercs1 02-28-2015 05:37 PM

Just wondering if you ever got an answer. We are dealing with the same issue. Thanks!

ron45 03-01-2015 12:11 AM

Almost 5 years......
If it were me.
I would run the baffles up to the bottom of the tie, then run the insulation to the bottom of the tie, then go across the bottom of tie with the insulation. I would make sure the air gap between the block and insulation is enough to allow air to infiltrate the above area.

AndyGump 03-01-2015 01:59 AM

More than five years and those are still not trusses.


ron45 03-01-2015 12:19 PM

I don't think it matters if they are trusses or rafters.?
I do believe they are called fold down trusses for transportation.?

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:31 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.