Saving Energy: Blown Attic Insulation

Save $1,000 on labor and cut your heating bills

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Caulk gun
  • Dust mask
  • Flashlight
  • Stapler
  • Safety glasses
  • Shop vacuum
  • Utility knife

You'll also need leather gloves, a trouble light, and a blower machine and hose.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Cellulose insulation
  • Expanding foam (firestop type)
  • Caulk (firestop type)
  • Vent chutes
  • Duct tape