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Attic insulation rake.
Fiberglass insulation offers exceptional r value year round comfort and reduces sound transmission.
To make this type of rake cut a scrap piece of plywood to the length of the space between the joists plus 4.
Once you ve decided which type is best for you examine the material options and prices to home in on the right product.
Achieving greater r values in attics the higher the r value the better the thermal performance of the insulation.
Insulmax shake and rake insulation is perfect way to insulate small attic or floor places.
If there s blown in insulation like ours rake back the fluffy stuff with a 3 or 4 ft long 1 x 6 or use a garden rake or hoe.
Your attic should have a certain amount of insulation in it and the recommended level of insulation for your attic is dependent on where you live.
The extra 4 allows for an overhang on the joists.
For diy attic insulation you ve got two choices.
First things first you need to go up into your attic inspect the condition of the insulation and calculate the current level of insulation.
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Simply shake out product and fluff with a garden rake or similar tool.
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Both can be added to uninsulated attics or layered over existing material.
Loose fill or batt the common term for blanket insulation.
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Existing insulation 5 fiberglass 4 plywood 5 wood 5.
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Step 7 install the ventilation baffle.
If you re planning to add loose fill insulation in your attic making a basic plywood rake attached to a rake handle will make spreading much easier.
Inspecting your attic insulation.
Find your zone on the map and then use the chart to determine the level of insulation you need to properly insulate your attic walls floors and crawlspaces.