Last week I posted that my husband and I were embarking on a huge weekend insulation DIY for the Fourth. Thanks to all the great comments and advice we got from everyone in the Apartment Therapy community, we were able to narrow down our insulation options and gain a general idea of their installation parameters.
Radiant barrier is an optimal attic insulation option. Radiant barriers are radiant heat reflectors that helps reduce the amount of heat that is transferred from the roof to the attic. By reflecting the heat from the roof the attic remains cooler which limits the heat being redistributed to the rest of your home.