Why did the customer contact us?
client called stating she has wide fireplace on outside but not as much on inside and she hear high pitch squealing late at night
Seal around chimney where it bisects the soffit On both sides. On the right side install one way exit. At right rear soffit return tighten and seal soffit. at left rear where soffit meets return, seal.
On the roof, remove cover to attic fan and install steel screen to reinforce aluminum existing screen. Make sure the screen is tight against lid when reset.
In attic, screen existing louver vents and cover with tyvek or weather resistant barrier. Seal hole in fiberboard over left side louvre from inside.
Seal base of siding on left side of chimney.
Return in April to remove one-way exit and do final seal.
Add 6 to 7 inches of blown insulation across entire attic over existing cellulose insulation (currently 5 inches or less about R19). Additional insulation will bring current R-value up to R49
If done at the same time as bat work is done take off
Prep eaves with baffles and rafter vents to keep soffits clear of debris. Baffle around access hatch with batted R38 to prevent spillage during future attic access.