Attic

Danny Lipford in attic with vent pipe form bathroom exhaust fan.

How to Properly Vent a Bathroom Exhaust Fan in an Attic

Find out how to vent a bathroom exhaust fan properly to prevent the formation of mold and mildew in your attic. Watch this video to find out more.

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Spraying foam insulation in a the walls of a house under construction.

Considerations When Installing Spray Foam Attic Insulation

Mike asks, “What are the advantages and things to consider when sealing the attic of a house with spray foam insulation?”

There are several considerations when installing spray from insulation, including cost and attic ventilation. Read on to find out more.

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Screwing frame to attic floor joists.

How to Build a Raised Storage Area in Your Attic

Building a raised platform in your attic is a great way to increase storage space while making sure you have plenty of insulation in the attic floor. Watch this video to find out more.

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Do Solar Powered Attic Vent Fans Really Work?

Solar powered attic vent fans usually don’t move as much air as hardwired fans, but they’re easier to install. Watch this video to find out more.

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Three shapes and sizes of soffit vents.

Adding Soffit and Ridge Vents to Your Attic

Proper attic ventilation is an important component of an energy efficient home since it keeps your house cooler in the summer. Attic vents also prevent damage to your home in the winter from mold and mildew. Watch this video to see the different types of attic vents you need for your home.

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Attic Tent staircase cover

Attic Stair Insulation Options for Your Home

Pull down attic stairs can be a source of heat and cooling loss in your home. There are several options available to insulate an attic stair opening, including constructing a foam box and buying premade attic stair covers. Watch this video to find out more.

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Which Way to Face Soffit Eave Vents?

Don asks, “What direction should the fins face on soffit vents, toward or away from the house?”

It’s best to face soffit vents in toward the house. Read on to find out the reasons why.

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Do Radiant Foil Barriers in an Attic Save Energy?

Murray asks, “Do radiant foil barriers in an attic really work, and will they reduce my heating and cooling bills?”

Radiant barriers can reduce your cooling costs a bit, if you live in a hot climate, but are no substitute for attic insulation. Read on to find out more.

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