Attic Insulation and Ventilation

Remodeling ideas, projects and tips for finishing, remodeling, ventilating and insulating and your attic.

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  • Finishing an Attic

  • Are you finishing your attic? First you'll need to insulate the ceiling. Here's how to do the job properly.

  • How to Improve Attic Ventilation

  • Adequate roof ventilation reduces cooling bills, extends shingle life, and prevents roof rot and ice dams in winter. Both roof and soffit vents…

  • How to Seal Attic Air Leaks

  • Small air leaks into uninsulated attic space are a major source of heat loss in many homes. Here's how to locate the leak spots and plug…

  • Prevent Ice Dams

  • Ice dams are a fact of life in snowy areas of the country, but they can be reduced and even eliminated with proper insulation and venting.…

  • Cathedral Ceiling Insulation

  • Solve moisture and rot problems in insulated cathedral ceilings with closed-cell foam insulation. It fills and seals the space and doesn't…

  • Choosing a Whole House Fan

  • Whole house fans will keep you and your home cool at a fraction of the cost of air conditioning. We walk you through the pros and cons and help…

  • How to Frame a Gabled Dormer

  • Looking for a simple expansion that’ll give you more space in your home? A new dormer in a cramped, underused attic might just be the ticket.…

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