10:09AM | 06/30/13
If this helps anyone, I am planning to insulate under a covered porch that has block for perimeter walls which are about 2 1/2 feet tall, underneath is sandy bare ground. My thoughts are to lay 6mil plastic right over the grade and up the walls a foot or two to keep the moisture at bay then use faced batted (faced side up) between joists and staple chicken wire or a plastic snow fence material to the joists to help support the insulation. I bored 2 holes on either end through walls to create some type of air flow through the space and covered them with vents to keep critters out.


11:21AM | 01/08/14
hi there I have ready big deck and want to use that in winter time. I want to put pink insulation between joist because I have double deck . after filling insulation between joist how I should cover it so doesn't get any moisture in winter and rainy season.another question is can I make any convert able room on upper sack and how. please give some idea.


08:36AM | 09/20/15
I have a porch open to the elements which has t&g mahogany decking material. The porch deck sits upon a foundation wall of an unheated basement. I am renovating a 100+ year old Cape cod cottage and the water main enters the house under the deck and is about three feet below the capped flooring. The house main water pipe is 1/2" and must be brought to code of 3/4". So, I am attempting to find best way to accomplish this. Dig and repair concrete flooring or insulate cellar (which I intend to do anyway) and allow piping to run exposed. What is best way to insulate porch floor in order to retain heat in cellar but also allow enough air to circulate under deck so it will allow decking to properly react to the environment.
I am also concerned with water finding its way between t&g connections over time?


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