An insulation contractor will charge $1,347 to install fiberglass batts in the cavities and space between floor joists in a 1,200-square-foot attic. That includes the labor and material. You can buy the insulation for $980 and do it yourself and pocket a nice saving. Today's batt insulation is greatly improved and wrapped making it much easier (read: not itchy) to install. It's compacted, so it's not as bulky and cumbersome to transport and get up to the attic.
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Pro Cost -- DIY Cost -- Pro time -- DIY Time -- DIY Savings -- Percent Saved
$1,347 -- $980 -- 7.4 -- 11.0 -- $367 -- 27 Percent
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