With blown in-insulation there are two types of materials that are used, fibreglass and cellulose insulation. To find out more about fibreglass please visit our Blown-in insulation page. Here at Yvon Insulation we offer services of both materials. They both have similar R-values, but vary in thickness. Blown-in cellulose insulation is made from mostly shredded newspapers and mixed with various chemicals to make it more fire resistant. Cellulose insulation is treated for fire retardancy and this can increase fire resistance by 20-55%. If it does burn it does not release toxic chemicals. Blown-in cellulose insulation is great for insulating all areas of your home but specifically odd shaped cavities, around wires or electrical boxes or pipes. Blown-in cellulose insulation has the tendency to easily flow and surround what it is insulating. Due to blown-in cellulose being quite dense it is often a better air tight insulator and can save enormously on energy costs.
Compared to fibreglass insulation, the performance of blown-in cellulose insulation relies greatly on the installation work by the insulation contractor. Our contractors at Yvon Insulation have devised a precise method for blown-in cellulose insulation to maximize its efficiency and provide you long lasting results. Call today for a quote or to find out more about which is the better blown-in insulation material for your insulation project!
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