Questions about: attic

My bathroom exhaust fan recently broke. When I went to replace it, I noticed that it wasn't being exhausted from the attic. I was about to make a separate hole in the nearest gable to exhaust the fan, but my wife asked if I could butt the exhaust pip
They are apparently considering the attic accessible although it is not readily accessible. Most furnaces in basements have NM cable protected with EMT conduit and that is probably where they are equating that situation to this one. However, in a nor
A well-ventilated attic offers four benefitsIt prevents mildew growth and rot on your roof's framing and sheathing by reducing moisture buildup. It helps prevent ice dams in winter by keeping your roof colder. It extends the life of your shingles by
I'm preparing to insulate my attic and need to know how much is necessary and how much weight the ceiling can support. I live in San Diego (mild/warm climate). The house was built in 1969
It's the opposite, in fact: in terms of thermal performance, cellulose is better on the top layer. The reason for this is that compared to fiberglass, cellulose is more dense and more opaque to infrared radiation than fiberglass is. Most attic heat g
I recently moved into a new house and during the inspection, the inspector noted that there was a fan in the attic space above the garage. He also mentioned that I could probably just unplug it because they do not typically install them anymore now t
For old-house owners, the main attraction is that the small (3" diameter), flexible ducts can be snaked through walls and on top of ceilings without the need to cut big chases or drop a ceiling. And unlike the large wall-, floor-, or ceiling-mounted
Electrical Wiring in the Home /Chandelier from ornate plaster medallion in 135 yr old house Advertisement Expert: Bill Lutz — 7/5/2008 Question Okay, I sure hope you can help me find a solution. Quick scenario: 1875 Victorian, 12 foot ceilings, true
I have a large (860 sq. ft. ) attic that is uninsulated
I just went up into my attic (house was built in 1939) and found that there is black paper on the 'walls'. Part of the reason for going up is to find out the back of holes that my electrician made while mounting something to the outside of my house.