Fiberglass & Cellulose Insulation
Traditional Insulation operate more like a woolen sweater, allowing the air to pass through.
Fiberglass is an old technology, and cellulose is little more than shredded newspaper.
Any spaces and gaps that aren’t filled can equate to the size of a basketball, with enough air leakage everyday to fill two air blimps!
Traditional insulation could retain water potentially damaging your home as well as reducing the functionality of the insulation. Water retention can be a contributor to mold growth.
Traditional insulation can settle over time, further allowing air to pass through. When was the last time you checked your current insulation?
Traditional insulation can be dusty and could allow allergens and other pollutants to enter your home which can trigger allergies and respiratory issues like asthma.
Most fiberglass contains formaldehyde, and may emit formaldehyde fumes into your home during installation.
Fiberglass and cellulose can be torn apart by pests as a food source, and some even use the insulation for nesting.
Open Cell & Closed Cell
Like a warm windbreaker, spray foam stops cold air from passing through your home.
Spray foam insulation is a modern material that’s been used for over 30 years!
Spray foam expands up to 100 times its original size to fill every corner of your home’s envelope for thermal insulation and air sealing, ensuring maximum insulation!
Many open cell spray foam options (such as Icynene LD-C-50) allows water to pass through rather than holding it, and most closed cell spray foam doesn’t let it in at all.
Spray Foam doesn’t settle or sag, vertically or horizontally. It moves with the house as it settles. Spray foam insulation is completely solid when it sets, doesn’t produce any dust.
Spray foam’s air sealing qualities help reduce the amount of dust, allergens and pollutants entering your home, helping to protect you and your family from allergies.
Many spray foams do not contain harmful components that hurt the environment, making them safer to have installed.
Many spray foams do not provide a food source for pests and other nasty critters, and it does not make for good nests.
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