Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types
Looking for the best attic insulation? That answer depends on your definition of “best.” The best performing way to insulate an attic doesn’t align with the most cost-effective way. But surely, you already knew that.
First, let’s discuss the most common types of insulation available for attics: fiberglass batts, cellulose, loose-fill fiberglass and spray foam. More options exist, but these four materials make up the vast majority of installations in Minnesota attics, where I operate. The term “R-value,” when used below, refers to the material’s ability to resist the transfer of heat and measurement looks at “per-inch” units. The higher the number, the better.
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Article Written By: Reuben Saltzman
Original Article Posted on: Sep. 14, 2020
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