How to Beef Up Attic Insulation | This Old House

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Tools for Beefing Up Attic Insulation:
– tape measure [https://amzn.to/2FswC14]
– insulation knife [https://amzn.to/2RptXK4]
– leaf rake [https://amzn.to/2Ni06Fl], used to spread cellulose insulation
– dust mask [https://amzn.to/2ISOmDq]
– hammer [https://amzn.to/2Fp3xU6]
– circular saw [https://amzn.to/2WRVh4Y]

Shopping List for Beefing Up Attic Insulation:
– cellulose insulation [https://amzn.to/2Fjt29p]
– un-faced fiberglass insulation [https://amzn.to/2Y2rMi8]
– 2x10s [https://amzn.to/2IUGvFC] for framing a storage platform
– 7/16-inch-thick OSB
– 16d nails [https://amzn.to/2IZcAMC] for nailing together 2x10s
– 6d nails [https://amzn.to/2RtGJHE] for nailing down the OSB
2-inch-thick polystyrene [https://amzn.to/2N61kmI], used to cover subfloor

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