Did you know that before LiveGreen installs your new insulation at home, we compare the benefits of each type? We ensure that your home is equipped with product that performs best for your environment. We make sure that the job is completed satisfactorily with proper installation and air sealed well.
The thermal performance of different types of insulation can vary. Fire protection is important. We consider sound insulation for noise control. Next, we review health and safety impact. Fourth, the type of insulation is determined by the amount of mold and moisture present in the area.
Interesting Facts On Insulation Types
Cellulose absorbs more moisture than fiberglass or mineral wool insulation.
Mold cannot feed on fiberglass insulation.
Fiberglass insulation is noncombustible.
Fiberglass insulation does not block sound as well as spray foam insulation.
A common material used in many older homes in the US is fiberglass insulation. You pay for it by the square foot.
Spray foam insulation will cost more to install compared to fiberglass insulation but it is more effective because it has a true air seal. Therefore, temperature can stay steady instead of experiencing hot and cold drafts throughout the home while the thermostat is constant.
You pay for spray foam insulation by the board foot instead of square foot.
Fiberglass is easier to install than spray foam but, overtime you will have to deal with the fiberglass batts sagging and deteriorating. Spray foam insulation options include closed cell or open cell. Both expand to fill in space.
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Learn more about our insulation services here. Then, give us a call today at (919) 453-6411 to schedule a service now.