insulation for attic stair unit?

Discussion in 'HVAC Heating & Cooling' started by alleycat, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. alleycat

    alleycat New Member

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    I'm wanting to insulate the pull-down staircase going up to my attic. Are there companies/ stores where I can buy a pre-made/ fitted unit, or do I have to make my own?
    tia for any info
  2. lextech

    lextech New Member

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  3. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    Some of the premade units are pretty good. One other possibilty is to start with a good unit that seals well and is insulated from the get-go. The one I put in was somewhat pricey, but works well. Made in Sweden, seals tight, locks, and is well insulated (well, since most don't have any R-10 is pretty good in comparison!).
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