Categories for Fiberglass insulation

How To Safely Handle Fiberglass Insulation

May 8, 2023

How To Safely Handle Fiberglass Insulation Insulation made from fiberglass is a popular choice for homes. It’s safe to work with as long as you follow proper safety guidelines. Fiberglass insulation consists of tightly packed long rolls or single batts (single unrolled pieces) of spun fiberglass fibers. It provides a great thermal barrier, but it can also attract moisture and grow mold. When working with it, try to keep it dry and use a vapor barrier to keep moisture out. The Right Equipment When you work with fiberglass, it’s important to wear the right clothes. This includes long pants, socks and boots,... View Article

Reasons Why You Should Not DIY Attic Insulation

April 24, 2023

Insulating your attic is a big step toward keeping your energy bills low. It also helps to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. But installing insulation yourself isn’t as simple as it seems. It’s messy, dangerous and time-consuming. The Right Tools & Materials Insulating your home can be an expensive, time-consuming and dangerous project. It doesn’t have to be that way if you do it right. One of the biggest reasons people don’t DIY attic insulation is they don’t have the right tools for the job. The wrong tools can lead to unnecessary fatigue, mistakes... View Article

Signs Your Home Is Under Insulated

April 3, 2023

There’s a good chance your home doesn’t have enough insulation. If you built your house or renovated it, it’s likely that it doesn’t have enough to keep you comfortable and save on energy bills. This is especially true if you live in an area with cold winters. In these cases, poor insulation can lead to ice damming which can cause serious issues on your roof and gutters. High Energy Bills High energy bills are one of the biggest signs that your home is under-insulated. A home that is under-insulated forces the HVAC system to work harder to keep the home... View Article

The Best Types Of Insulation For Commercial Property 

March 27, 2023

If you’re looking to insulate your commercial property, there are several types of insulation available. Knowing which one is right for your building will help ensure the best performance possible and save you money on your energy bills. The types of commercial insulation include fiberglass, cellulose, and spray foam. They all have different R-values and are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Fiberglass Fiberglass, made of tiny glass fibers, is a widely used insulation material for residential and commercial buildings. It slows the spread of heat, cold and sound to improve energy efficiency. Besides being fireproof, fiberglass is also naturally... View Article

The History and Hazards of Fiberglass Insulation

October 17, 2022

Insulation is a necessity for most people to keep their homes at a comfortable temperature during extreme weather conditions. The most common type of insulation is fiberglass, which is made from tiny glass fibers. However, is fiberglass insulation safe? Although fiberglass is an effective insulator, it can be dangerous to work with due to the small glass fibers that can cause irritation. Read further to find out more about fiberglass insulation. What Is Fiberglass? Fiberglass insulation is made from glass fibers that are spun into a web and then bonded together with a resin. It can be found in a... View Article

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