Gable access to attic?
The house we are designing will have an attic with roof trusses. No ductwork in it, just lots of insulation. The only time I think it would need to be accessed would be to check for or repair roof leaks. Properly air sealing and insulating an indoor attic access hatch seems somewhat expensive.
Does anyone access their attic through an exterior door in the gable wall – where it would need to be weatherproof, but not air-tight or insulated? Not sure if that is feasible or practical.
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