35×40 garage. Old leaky metal roof was replaced. Condensation spots in the same spots.
I just had my old leaking metal roof replaced last week. I had them install a bubble foil under my metal roof.
I currently have batt insulation under my radiant barrier. It’s stapled in between my purlins. I have noticed in a few spots my insulation is wet. I did have a leaky old metal roof so I thought replacing the roof would help which is did. I have some old damp spots in the exact same spots as before I pulled down the insulation and checked behind it and it’s dry. Just the paper is damp.
My building did have old existing skylights which I had covered up with the new roof. I am missing batt insulation in those 6 places. I had a few pieces also fall down when they installed the new roof.
For heating I have a Vented infrared propane heater currently in the garage which is empty currently.
Would you recommend :
1.Replacing old damp insulation and filling it the empty spots…then
2. installing a vapor barrier…then
3. filling my 325 gal propane vented heater and turning on my heater?
looking for any help at this point, I just spent a decent amount of money on my new roof and I am disappointed to see some wet spots still. In order for me to replace the insulation batts I need to rent a scissor lift to get that high and replace them. I currently have a drum fan running to keep the air moving. I am having them come over tomorrow and make some repairs to the roof and I am going to ask them to inspect the roof just in case the new roof is leaking which I dont think it is, but doesnt hurt to check.
I appreciate the help.
Located in Clarksville TN
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