MAINTAINING AN HISTORIC BUILDING
I INTEND TO ADD 250 MM (10") OF THERMAL INSULATION OVER THE FIRST FLOOR CEILING OF MY STONE BUILT THATCHED ROOF COTTAGE. HOW DO I ENSURE AIR CIRCULATION TO PREVENT THE THATCH THEN ROTTING ON THE INSIDE OF THE ROOF?
To prevent thatch or virtually any other organic material from rotting it is necessary to prevent it becoming damp. Damp in connection with thatch can come from two main causes, either a roof leak of some form or condensation within the building. In this case your concer..