Insulating Your Closet
My remodeling contractor didn’t insulate the closet space to the attic addition. I assume he wanted to cut costs, and he figured the air in the closet space would be its own insulation for the main attic room.
However, I cannot store plastics or aerosols or sensitive equipment in there due to the extreme temperature. Also, there is no access to the other side of the closet walls in the roof area. Can you tell me how I might insulate the inside of the closet wall?
Also, it would be a good idea to consider leaving the hole to do the insulation work for future access to the attic. When cutting the access hole be careful to make perfectly horizontal cuts (a razor knife works great) at the center point of two adjacent wall studs. Perpendicular-horizontal cuts, making up the last two sides of the opening, can be backed with solid wood blocks and used in conjunction with the half-exposed wall studs to create a solid base to hold the previously removed wall board. If you are careful not to damage the piece of wallboard during removal you can use four screws to replace it saving the cost of purchasing new wall board.
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