|Attic Installation Tips|
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Plan to do your installation during the early morning hours when your attic is the coolest and try to work with someone. It's safer and goes a lot faster than just one person. It is strongly advised to wear a dust mask while in your attic to prevent inhalation of fibers of fiberglass or other material from your mass insulation. Know where your ceiling joists are and by all means don't step through your ceiling. Nailing 1 x 6's across your ceiling joist's to create a path down through the highest part of attic may help movement in the attic and prevent you from stepping through the ceiling.
Once you start rolling
out the precut rolls, you can take a broomstick with a nail in the end
of it and use it as a push rod to move the attic shield around into tight
places without having to crawl around using your hands to place the material.
Once the ATTICSHIELD is in place, roll out the next roll
and overlap it with the previous one by about 1 or 2 inches. It is not
necessary to staple the ATTICSHIELD down unless around
an attic fan or exhaust fans where there's a lot of air movement. Do not
put attic shield over recessed lights or recessed ceiling heaters in bathrooms,
but cut about 1 inch out around these fictures to allow heat to escape
out into the attic vents. Do not put ATTICSHIELD over
any naked wires in your attic. These should be properly repaired before
installing ATTICSHIELD. An electrician should do this.