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DIY Tip of the Day: Easy Way to Cut Insulation. Here’s a faster, cleaner way to cut fiberglass insulation. Use a hedge shears to slice through the insulation.Unlike a utility knife, the shears won’t spread loose tufts of insulation allover, and the best part is, you stay itch free. - Michael Horton The Family Handyman

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How to Beef Up Attic Insulation

Save energy by using cellulose and fiberglass insulation to ramp up the insulation in your attic.

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Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic

Why--and how--you need to put the right kind of vapor in the right place if you're planning on insulating your attic.

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Staggered studding allows for sound-proofing fiberglass insulation. Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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DIY Soundproofing

could add color and sound proofing. Maybe on the wall area surrounding the doorways in treatment rooms 1 and 2?? Or just in the upper area by the windows?

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How to insulate a camper van

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Slash Heating Bills

In most homes, but especially in older homes, adding insulation in the attic will cut heat loss. At a minimum, homes should have attic insulation between R-22 and R-49 (6 to 13 in. of loose fill or 7 to 19 in. of fiberglass batts). Check with the local building department to find the recommended level for your area, or visit EnergySavers.gov. Stick your head through the attic access door and measure how much insulation you have. If your insulation is at or below the minimum, adding some will…

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Insulate Basement Rim Joists

How to Insulate Basement Rim Joists ~~ Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation. In just a couple of hours, you can seal and insulate your rim joists, which are major sources of heat loss in many homes. This project will help lower your heating costs and save you money. Insulating the rim joists is one of the best things you can do to make your home more energy efficient. And it’s easy, too, so anyone can do it.

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How to Install Fiberglass Insulation

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