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New Project: How to insulate an attic door

One of the best ways to insulate an attic door and save on heating and cooling cost.

New Project: How to insulate an attic door

This is a simple plan graphically showing one of the best way to save energy in a house.

Steps

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  • Insulating your attic door could save you from burning away a couple hundred dollars a year.
  • There are other ways of insulating an attic door but this one works well, is hard to mess up and fairly in expensive.
  • I use Great Stuff (tm) to glue sheets of foam together and to the finished surface. Use a clamp or masking tape or some other method to maintain pressure and contain movement while setting.

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