Welcome to another exciting installment of the 1900 Farmhouse blog. And what could be more exciting than installing insulation? Trying to get through this 6" opening to crawl into my porch attic might be excting:
But instead, I decided to blast a hole in the entry way ceiling with my new Sawzall! Not quite the porthole to heaven, but it was the only way to get the attic.
This is the before insulation: And after (I probably should have straightened out that existing wiring but I just wanted to insulate, and get out!):
Here's a sequence of the porthole patching: