Basement Flooring - How To Insulate A Concrete Floor
Insulate a concrete floor to make your finished basement flooring more comfortable and energy efficient. Learn how to properly insulate your basement concrete floor.
Bob Vila Radio: Insulation R-Values
Whether you live in a hot or cold climate, the most important area to insulate is your attic floor. This fully insulated “buffer zone” will help keep heat where you want it and keep the lid on your energy costs.mp3_linkListen to BOB VILA ON R-VALUES, or read the text below:The basic principle of good insulation is that […]
This past week was the start of my attic renovations. My attic is completely unfinished...there wasn't even any insulation on the ceilings and there was just a strip of flooring that went down the center. I don't have a before...
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If there is no flooring over the ceiling joists, adding loose insulation is as easy as emptying the bags and spreading an even layer. If your attic has flooring, you might need to insulate between the roof rafters. Don't block vents in the soffit, gables, or eaves. These vents let air flow above the insulation to prevent overheating in the summer and moisture buildup and condensation in the winter.