What is Fiberglass Insulation?

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There are many materials and types of insulation available. Fiberglass is one of the common types of insulation used in homes throughout the United States. This insulation is made of a combination of plastic and tiny glass fibers that are used to improve its ability to insulate your home.

What is Fiberglass Insulation?

Fiberglass Insulation is available in two types. One is a loose, “blow in” insulation while the other is batt insulation. Blow in insulation is typically used for attic insulation. It is easy to install over a broad area, and the ability to “blow in” the insulation makes it easier to install in hard-to-reach places like attics.  Fiberglass batts typically come in long, thick sheets and are installed in the home. They are often used in walls and flooring as they provide a cleaner, more contained alternative to blown in insulation.

As you search for insulation, fiberglass is a great option for any residential area. The insulation will help improve the climate control in your home. The increased energy efficiency the insulation provides often translates into lower energy bills. This means your insulation can save you money over time. Most insulation lasts for many years, so you can look forward to a long time of savings when you choose to install and improve your insulation.

If you have questions about insulation, we encourage you contact us. We would be happy to review your questions with you. In addition to fiberglass insulation, we have expertise using cellulose insulation, and more.