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A Word on Insulation

A Word on Insulation

During the planning stages of this project, we had come up with a few strategies to create a thick layer of insulation and a primary air barrier using dense-packed cellulose and a fabric such as Pro Clima’s  Mento Plus.  Using this type of system, it is possible...
Demo and Framing the Roof

Demo and Framing the Roof

IMG_0609_sm Removing the Old IMG_0608_sm New Frame goes in IMG_0610_sm Don’t Insulate this Way! IMG_0606_sm New Roof Liine Once the decision was made to rip off the old roof and replace it with new, we just needed to figure out the details.  This involved a...
Begining the Roof

Begining the Roof

Once the floor system was stabilized, it was time to see what was going on with the roof.  In years past, we had a few problems with ice dams. Ice dams are caused when snow on the roof is melted by warm, interior air temperatures.   The now-liquid water flows down the...