2 weeks ago , CA
Two thirds of the attic area was easy to access, one third was crawling on ceiling joists with a piece of plywood.
I was able to install product by myself with a phumatic stapler. I spent about 2 hours each morning before it got too hot in the attic. I installed 2100 sq. ft. of foil. My roof is architectural asphalt shingles over OSB radiant sheets, with 2x4 trusses and 4 in 12 pitch.
After completion I checked temperatures of aftic. The underside of OSB measured 121 degrees and the underside of Attic Foil measured 89 degrees in 85 degree weather.
I will be doing my detached garage next.
3 weeks ago , MD
Easy to install, noticable difference. Massive savings compared to previous year. I did spray the attic with cellulose, but going into attic in summer it's only a few degrees hotter than outside vs 130 degrees like it was before reflective barrier.
2 weeks ago , SC
Second project was unfinished storage space with roof over master bedroom and living room 16'x 38' with blown insulation and air handler for HVAC. I stapled AtticFoil on 7' x 1 1/2' square ripped lengths of 2'x4' to install down in the narrow areas along the soffit edges. I prepared 4-48' wide sections and after wedging in the one end used a nail gun to secure the other end and easily install AtticFoil with 100% undercoverage of the roof. I stapled AtticFoil to the bottom of the truss edges the rest of the way up to the ridge vent. The 40+ degree drop in temperature is a huge difference this summer here in SC and our HVAC now is not as stressed to work efficiently.
Install this product as you build your home! Much easier up front! I am 72 years old and completed these projects alone after we moved in.
A neighbor introduced me to AtticFoil. What a no brainer! I can't believe this product is not standard for building homes! However, I was able to work over and around all the ductwork of our existing home and get the job done.
Your instruction Videos are excellent and your encouragement to get it up and not obsess about perfection freed me up to get AtticFoil up and I did it! You can too!
Randy from SC
3 weeks ago
Not the easiest stuff to install, especially in an attic. You should suggest contractors on your site that are in our area to work with. I did install to the best of my ability. I will check summer months electric bill to see if it made a difference.
3 weeks ago , IA
We did not think this would be as easy as they show in the videos or in the reviews... but it absolutely was easy. My son and I did it in one day, over 1,000 sq. ft. The product was easy to cut and move into place, yet strong enough not to rip on the corners of rafters or on other attic obstructions. We placed the foil over our blown-in insulation and have had good results so far with a more even temperature in our 2nd story spaces. We are also hoping to see a reduction in our summer cooling costs, as we go through the hottest months of the year, and reduced moisture buildup in the attic during the winter. The perforated product is the way to go for our midwestern climate. Thanks Attic Foil, for a cost affordable solution that was easy to install.
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