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bigdogbone
Re: moisture in my garage attic

If your standing in my garage looking up it goes like this...drywall for the ceiling then the insulation with the paper and then I have the attice floor that goes back to the sides of the rafters. Should I have sealed it off with plastic sheeting for an extra moisture vapor protection? I do have the steps that u pull down to get up in the attic.
Is it a possibilty that I have to many roof vents (6) and not enough soffit vents. Could that create the problem by not letting the proper flow of air..Thx for the replies fellas

JLMCDANIEL
Re: moisture in my garage attic

Bigdogbone,
Are you heating the garage to use it as a shop? What are you using to heat it?
Jack

bigdogbone
Re: moisture in my garage attic

I usually dont heat my garage only when we have a B-day or on holidays.... I have a wall mounted heater (fits between my wall studs 220) I'm getting the wife to put pics up for u all to see..Couldnt figure it out, I'm not a computer man..LOL..Once again thx for the replies

JLMCDANIEL
Re: moisture in my garage attic

From what you have said so far, my only guess would be that when you put up the drywall you blocked the ventilation. Warm air from the house either from a door to the garage being opened, or migration through the common wall is picking up the moisture in the garage and rising to the ceiling and attic and then condensing when it hits the cold drywall. Perhaps you need to install a vent fan in the attic.
Jack

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