Insulation - Cantilevers
This new construction townhome has a bump out (cantilever) on the front of the home. The floor joists run beyond the
Typical Upper Floor Cantilever
A common type of cantilever is an upper floor bump that usually extends between one to three feet adding quite a bit of overall square footage to the living space.
1. Carefully remove the existing soffit material without damaging any of the siding or trim.
Air Sealed-Insulated Cantilever
*The process of insulating a cantilever requires two steps
Why are Cantilevers an Issue?
Missing Air Barrier
A closer look at a rear upper floor cantilever that can be seen on Maryland houses.
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