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2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

How do you let the hot air escape into the roof space?
Cut a hole in the ceiling and have a fan pull it up into the roof space?

2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

Arrhhh starting to make sense now, I've seen them and wondered when they were used.
If I put a blanket over the top will it still insulate well if the batts…

2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

OK right, so is the roll/blanket the same as batts just not cut up into pieces that fit between the joists or made of different materials?

2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

I'm a little confused...
So where does the roll/blanket go? over the joists?
I had wondered about the joists not having any insulation over them at all, I was thinking ideally batts…

2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

Because there are still many little gaps around the air con, vents, joists etc etc

2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Best sun block out blinds

Hi,
My missus doesnt like external blinds so I am looking for the some internal UV heat blocking blinds, are they all about the same or are some brands better than…

2 months2 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

They are going to put an extra R2 layer on top, the original stuff is only around R2.5. Afterwards I think I will do as you say and get some…

3 months3 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Drill and/or impact driver recommendation for general DIY

I was starting to lean towards Ryobi because that was the better of the 2 I have borrowed.
Think I will get one of those brushless ones, go with the future…

3 months3 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Drill and/or impact driver recommendation for general DIY

Hi,
I keep borrowing a drill so think its time to actually buy one myself....
I have done some reading so know the higher the voltage the better, difference between a drill…

3 months3 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Tool board materials

Hi,
I am looking at making a tool board, I don't have that many tools at the moment and will never have loads either. I have a gap that is 80cm…

3 months3 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

The insulation contractor came out along with the rep from the insulation manufacturer. The rep agreed its not the correct height and something has gone wrong so hes gone back…

4 months4 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

The roof is part flat roof and part sloping, the sloping part is metal and there is nothing there, no foil or sarking or blanket, absolutely zilch!
The only insulation is…

4 months4 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

I meant ceiling insulation
At the moment the insulation is only slightly higher than the wooden beams which leads me to believe it is less than R4 before taking the wooden…

4 months4 monthsColdallthetimeColdallthetime posted:
Roof insulation and building code

Hi,
I recently bought a brand new townhouse and I don't believe the roof insulation is correct to the building code so the insulation contractor is coming out to look at…

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