January 2016

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 Have you ever noticed how poorly your pull-down attic stairs are insulated? If your house was built like most, the builder stuffed some insulation between the steps and that's if you have any insulation at all. You would also be lucky if you have an air tight seal. We all know how hot the Texas summers can be, especially in our attics. Poor seals and lack of or improper insulation is a huge year-round energy loss. I looked at many options to properly insulate my pull-down attic stairs but building my own insulated enclosure ended up working best for me, here's what I came up with.

First off, I'm not a pro contractor, although I have built and renovated my fair share of homes. I'm merely sharing what I did to insulate my pull-down attic stairs. I found

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