21 Aug 2014
Wow! I've been online since the mid-90s, run my own online business, and shop online all the time. Doing business with AtticFoil.com was...professional. The site provided straight-forward information, a great FAW section, and the options provided me with exactly what I needed.
In fact, because of the information on their site, rather than assume the distance between my truss-constructed roof, I went into the attic and measured. Thank goodness, because otherwise I might have ordered the wrong size.
When they say this stuff is easy to put up and tough, they are spot on! I had to cover 2000 sf by myself. With nothing more than a ladder, a Stanley Sheetrock knife, a measuring tape and a 25-year old staple gun, I put the barrier up in just 6 hours over two days. I worked 3 hours each morning before going to work.
Before ordering the barrier, I monitored my attic temperature. It averaged 147 degrees. After putting the barrier up, the average temp now stays below 100. Most days it never climbs above 80 degrees.
I have to state that I live in Washington State, Puget Sound Area and that I built a energy efficient home that earned a 5-star energy rating. The house takes advantage of passive solar energy and the 15-mph winds (on average) to keep the house cool.
Using the Barrier only adds to my heating and cooling costs. I plan to monitor my costs for the next 12 months and if, it saves what I believe it will, I plan to put it in my 4-bay, insulated garage.