Pitched Roof and Cold Attic insulation

Hi, , my house is always cold and I'm trying everything that I can before investing on an EWI. Checking the attic that has 300mm insulation and air ventilation tiles, I found a space between the external wall and the attic floor area is not insulated at all (as per photos above).

Is it right or it's missing insulation?

I can't reach the area as it gets really tight so if anything needs to be done, it would need to be done through the roof.

Any advise is highly appreciated.



  • Slinky
    Slinky Posts: 9,804
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    You do need to allow for some air movement from the eaves into the loft so that it remains dry. You don't want the insulation touching the underside of the roof. That said if you think there's too much of a gap, we have a very shallow pitch on our roof and it's difficult to get close to the outside walls. We used a litter picker tool to grab the insulation and push it further than we could reach by hand.
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