Category Archives: Insulation

What Is the Best Material for Insulation?

When deciding which type of insulation will work best for your home’s energy efficiency, there are plenty of options to choose from. Popular materials among homeowners include polyurethane, cellulose, foam, and fiberglass, just to name a few. Of these options, … Continue reading

What is the Best Insulation in an Attic?

Attic insulation is one of the best ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home, especially during cold winter months when heated air, which rises above cold air, can escape from your home through your attic. If you’re looking … Continue reading

Attic Insulation Settling – Is This a Common Occurrence with Blown Fiberglass?

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation is, as the name would suggest, blown into the attic under high pressure using a hose, as opposed to blanket or “batts” of insulation, which are laid down in large sections in an attic. Because the … Continue reading

What is the R-Value of Fiberglass Insulation?

R-value is a measure of an insulating material’s ability to resist heat flow. The higher the R-value, the better the insulating power. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the R-value of loose-fill fiberglass insulation is 2.2 to 2.7 per … Continue reading

How Much Insulation Do I Need in My Attic?

Proper insulation is key to maintaining an energy-efficient home, and special attention should be given to your attic. Because hot air rises, your attic – the highest point of your home – is the primary area where heat loss can … Continue reading

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