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  1. Roofing/Siding
    Need some help. My contractors disagree and my research does too. PROBLEM: I have a 1940s house in N. Illinois with no eaves and no soffits (see image below of how it is NOW) and ventilation problems. Owned for last 10 months. Soffits aren't possible. I have no intake now, and its causing...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    Hi all, I live in an older townhouse in Toronto. After noticing strange temperatures and humidity levels in the unfinished attic, I discovered that the soffits were blocked by plywood, allowing no air inflow. I hired some workers to cut holes through the soffits and then though the plywood...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    Hurricane Maria took a portion of our roof and leaking did interior damage to our drop down ceilings. Last May we had a licensed contractor replace the purlins, galvalume, soffits and gables. We just got the drywall crew here to repair the drop down ceilings. Now that the ceiling is open in...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    ok first I am not doing this myself but I need help because I don't want to look un knowledgeable. I have been taking down the old siding on my house and the old rotted soffits. I had a new roof put on before winter. Now I want to have to soffits covered up but big question some tell me I...
  5. Building & Construction
    I live in a cape cod and want to insulate the side attic (behind the bedroom kneewalls) to save a little money on energy. This side attic is about 30' by 6'. Right now there is about 4" of cellulose insulation between the joists in the floor of this side attic (the joists rise about 10"). There...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    I have a vaulted ceiling above our front room in our 1967 ranch house in Huntington Beach, CA I'm in the process of replacing all the insulation in the attic. This vaulted portion is problematic because there is only about 6" of space in each chute between the 2x6's. Each chute is about 20'...
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