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Are vents needed when insulating garage?

Postby Niko718 » Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:25 am

Hi

New here and new to diy, apologize in advance if I dont use the correct terms for everything, I ll try my best to put the right words to the right things.

I am putting 100mm celotex insation boards between the horizontal joists in my garage, thus creating a ceiling.

My question is, do I need to dot the boards of air vent to keep some degree of air flowing between the lower space and the above ?

I am not looking into making my garage a leavable area, and the only things that will go above the ceiling for storage are mostly xmas decorations... Just trying to keep the temperature above freezing in winter.

thank you
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:02 pm

Hi niko718
It's probably worth installing some form of cross ventilation, facial vents are probably the easiest.
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