A nifty solution. Larry Janesky of Dr. Energy Saver uses a long PVC pipe (against the chimney) to fill the cathedral ceiling’s rafter bays with dense-pack cellulose insulation. The pipe is inserted into each rafter bay through access openings made along the roof ridge. The openings are covered and shingled when the insulation retrofit is complete.
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