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The Importance of Air Sealing Your Attic

Relatively easy access has made the attic a favourite starting point to insulate for many homeowners, despite the fact that most other areas, such as basements and uninsulated walls, lose more heat than the typical attic. Even if an attic is already insulated, there may still be an opportunity to improve the energy efficiency and soundness of the house through air sealing. Air leaks into the attic can account for substantial heat loss and can lead to a variety of moisture-related problems. The importance of air sealing your attic cannot be overstated. Tips to Consider When Air Sealing Your Attic General Considerations for All Attics Regardless of the type of attic or ceiling your house has, there are a number of things to examine before beginning work. A thorough inspection of the following features will help you to develop your retrofit strategy. Accessibility Most houses with accessible attics have an…