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Adding insulation over vinyl backed insulation

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We are wanting to create living quarters inside of our metal building. our main concern is that the building is already insulated with a vinyl backed insulation (the vinyl is on the inside of the building so the new insulation would be placed against it). The current insulation isnt a high enough R value for a home in our zone. What options do we have for adding rock wool insulation to up the R value?

Where installing faced (post #215888, reply #1 of 1)

Where installing faced fiberglass on the inside, over an existing layer of faced insulation, the traditional approach has been to slash the facing (essentially a corner-to-corner X) of the existing stuff.  I've no idea how effective this actually iss.

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