Synopsis of "How To Install Attic Insulation"

Before starting to install attic insulation, prepare the attic area by sealing leaks and installing baffles where required.
See http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/insulation_airsealing/index.cfm/mytopic=11390

The link below is to an article which describes how to install fiberglass insulation that comes in rolls or batts. Includes references to websites that show how much insulation to use according to geographical areas of the U.S. Guidelines are given for general methods to use when installing attic insulation including how to calculate the number of rolls or batts needed and the tools required.

http://homerenovations.about.com/lw/Home-Garden/Home-improvement-renovation/How-to-Install-Attic-Insulation.htm

Summary by:
Alan Detwiler, author of Thrivers In An Uncertain Future; bio at
www.smashwords.com/profile/view/alandetwiler