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Is DIY weatherization OK?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  01/07/09 @ 1:27pm

I'm hoping to apply our weatherization guidelines to my own home energy efficiency project this winter. I'm starting by doing a little research and asking the experts a few questions about how to best protect my family's leaky Colonial from the cruel winds of Cleveland's winter.

What I've discovered so far is, today's insulation techniques aren't your grandfather's head to the attic with the Pink Panther rolls. The experts know so much more today about what works, and will tell you that insulating your home might not be a simple DIY weekend project ? if you want to make the most of your time and money. A smart investment and some research may pay off in the long run, and, strangely, might even make it enjoyable for this home-improvement-adverse writer.

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