NC State Extension

Air Sealing and Insulation: In the Attic

DIY – Attic Duct Sealing:

  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Cost: <$30
  • Time: 2 hours

DIY Attic Duct Sealing

DIY – Making an Airtight Attic Hatch

  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Cost: <$40
  • Time: 1 hour

DIY Attic Hatch



How to build an air-tight attic hatch (video)

Air Sealing Attics (Video)

Attic Access – How to build an air-tight attic hatch and this great fact sheet with useful diagrams.

Written By

Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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