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You don't have to tear down plaster walls to insulate an old house. There are easier, cost effective ways to beef up your old home's insulation.

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Finishing an Attic

Are you finishing your attic? First you'll need to insulate the ceiling. Here's how to do the job properly.

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Read This Before You Finish Your Attic

Why it pays to splurge on spray-foam roof insulation. | Photo: Courtesy of Certainteed Corporation | thisoldhouse.com

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1225 W Almond Ave, Orange, CA 92868 | Zillow

Improve Your Home Value PROJ - PROJECT COST - ADDED VALUE Roofing Replacement $22,436 +$20,378 Bath Remodel $20,401 +$15,881 Vinyl Window Replc $15,627 +$14,377 Deck Addition $12,935 +$13,933 Siding Replacement $16,011 +$13,740 Entry Door Replacement $3,226 +$3,607 Garage Door Replacement $1,852+$2,007 Fibergls Attic Insulation $1,320+$1,882

GREAT WEBSITE to give you average costs to for Home additions, remodeling, new units, etc | HomeAdvisor

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Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings

Hot air rises. Without air sealing your attic you are allowing warm air to escape from your home carrying with it your hard earned winter heating mone...

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An article about converting your attic into living space, a bedroom, bathroom or office looking at pros and cons, how to get started and costs AtticBedroom Suite. Description from bedroomlase.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Insulating attic pulldown stairs. I made one of these and it has worked out beautifully in reducing drafts and heat transfer to the attic. It was a tight fit for my attic, so I added some tape "handles" to make it easier to pull the box down from below.

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