INSTALL GUIDES: Ceilings
Ceiling insulation is one of the most cost effective ways of controlling the outside elements. All of the reflective ceiling insulations listed above will reduce the amount of radiant heat that enters the home in summer by up to 97% while providing winter thermal protection. Using this insulation type will reduce the amount of energy required to heat and cool your home. This can also allow you to run your heating and cooling systems less making them last longer. It will can also potentially reduce the HVAC equipment size required thereby saving more money... Independent Reviews at Site Jabber
How To Insulate A Ceiling
- Glue (super metal sealant), Tape double sided tape, staple or screw to affix insulation to wall before installing your studs.
- To improve performance, let insulation sag to create air-gap (2+ inches).
- Tape seams with reflective tape or use Prodex Fast Action or 10M to avoid seam tape.
- Screw 2nd layer of insulation to underside of stud.
- Depending on your stud spacing, staple or screw one layer of Prodex 24 Inch or 16 Inch insulation between studs.
- Screw, staple, Glue (super metal sealant) or larger roll (Prodex 48 Inch, Fast Action, 10M, 72 Inch, White or Rustic insulation to underside of studs.
- Attach 1 inch lathe board (furring strip) through underside of insulation.
- Attach drywall.