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Insulating a Shed Floor

user-5469404 | Posted in General Questions on

Hi all. I’m thinking of using paper faced fiberglass insulation in a shed floor. The idea would be to use the paper from the top to staple the batts in place and prevent sagging over time.  The other thing I’ve considered is rigid foam installed from the top on blockin and plywood for rodent protection, but I am concerned that I won’t be able to ensure no gap between rigid foam and subfloor. This is a shed, so energy efficiency isn’t as large of a concern to me as preventing condensation.   Thanks in advance!

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  1. seabornman | | #1

    Exposed fiberglass insulation is a haven for mice. Rigid foam doesn't seem to attract anything where I live.

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    NICK KEENAN | | #2

    What kind of foundation is the building on, if any?

  3. user-5469404 | | #3

    It’s on concrete blocks, not permanent... cooler heads have prevailed and I’m actually not going to insulate it after all... thanks for all your guys help. The forums are super helpful.

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