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According to the 2008 United States Census, the average home is approximately 2520 square feet in size. This home tends to be a two-story structure with a footprint of roughly 24'x50'. When any discussion about insulating such a structure begins it is necessary to first understand that separate kinds of insulation will be used in walls and ceilings. This is particularly true where attic space is concerned. For the purpose of this discussion we will examine the costs of insulating the average home using a variety of materials.
This can be either a DIY or a professionally contracted project, and cost variations can help the homeowner determine which is the right course of action for their particular budget.
Generally, the typical home insulation costs include:
Low: $1,200 (DIY)
Medium: $2,500 (24'x50')
Cost to insulate a modern home may vary depending on the state or city. Get free estimates from insulation contractors in your city.