Most Mississippians live in climate zone 3, and pipe insulation is at the core of the defense against freezing temps. This thermal barrier can help slow heat loss to its colder surroundings. However, don’t assume your new home meets the minimum standard
When the wind blows against your house and leaks air inside, it loses the battle with the wind. The idiom “clean your plow” can refer to outwitting someone/something or winning a contest. Leaky buildings lose the wind-washing battle, and correcting wind-wash is
Bottom Line! I have a run of PEX in my attic that freezes when the outdoor temps falls to about 15 degrees. Once my attic warms up (after a few hours the next day) the pipe thaw. So far no leaks.
If the crack is in your ceiling hot air in the attic can draw/suck cold conditioned air out. It happens through a natural principle of science call convection.
I got a call from a past inspection client this morning. He has a valid concern: frost forming and water dripping from his decking – inside his attic. The frost forming in his attic is basic building science. 1) Super cold temps (frigid