25 Nov '15, 7pm

“Man’s Quest for Energy Independence homeowner basic ranch- showcase of energy efficiency free of fossil fuels” https://t.co/MHw0fCK0O5

“Man’s Quest for Energy Independence homeowner basic ranch- showcase of energy efficiency free of fossil fuels” https://t.co/MHw0fCK0O5

With an EPA-approved breathing mask and full protection suit, I attacked the attic. Keep in mind, you have to do all this work with few inches to spare at full arm’s reach. With a 4:12 roof pitch, the nails from the roofing are sticking into your head even while you are laying prone five feet from the outer walls. When this house was built the standard bird’s mouth cut was sawed into the rafters. This lowered the soffit below the wall height. It also left only 3 inches (2x6 rafters back then on this hip roof) of free space for ventilation from top plate In wood-frame construction, the framing member that forms the top of a wall. In advanced framing, a single top plate is often used in place of the more typical double top plate. to roof sheathing Material, usually plywood or oriented strand board (OSB), but sometimes wooden boards, installed on the exterior of wall studs, r...

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