Water-damaged ceiling — Tongue-and-groove ceiling installation
Hello. I have a 60’s mid Century modern home in Zone 5a and had a leaky skylight cause some water damage to my currently drywalled ceiling. Part of the drywall is damaged and the old skylight needs to be covered up as it was eliminated after multiple attempts to fix it. I would like to get the insulation right before replacing the ceiling with tongue and groove pine. It appears that all that is above the sheetrock are foil faced fiberglass batts. This room sits behind my garage and the ceiling is vented into the garage. The other end continues down the slope over my screened porch and there appears to be no venting in that soffit and no ridge venting either. There is a considerably large gap I can see between the roof and the current insulation through the venting in the garage. Obviously I would prefer to not have to remove the entire ceiling but the room is generally freezing cold in the winter so I would like to take steps to correct that. Thank You!
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