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Airtight Attic Access

Hot air rises. And where does it go? It could be going right out the attic access in your house.

If not insulated and air-sealed properly, attic hatches can represent the single largest source of heat loss in a home. Here are the readily available materials and simple techniques that the author uses to construct an attractive, airtight, and well-insulated attic access.

Airtight Attic Access

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