Attic Insulation Auburn

Keeping your Auburn home’s attic well insulated is incredibly important when it comes to saving money on your energy bills. More importantly, good insulation helps maintain your family’s health, reduce toxins inside of your home, and provides you with better air quality.

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Benefits Of Clean Attic Insulation For Your Auburn Home

Keep Moisture Out

  • Holes or cracks in an attic allow moisture and water to enter into the structure of your Auburn home. Mold and mildew thrive in the dim, warm conditions of the attic and wall cavities. The presence of mold and mildew drastically decrease the air quality of your home and causes decay to a home’s structure.
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Save Money

Auburn homes that lack proper attic insulation spend more money on their energy bills. Conversely, investing in attic insulation creates an average energy savings of 30% – 80% (depending upon the condition of old insulation), simply because the insulation enables their homes to be more energy efficient.

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Types of Attic Insulation We Install in Auburn

Spray Foam Attic Insulation

Spray foam attic insulation is made from two types of composite material: polyurethane, and isocyanate, an organic compound made from tweaking the molecular structure of isomeric cyanic acid. When sprayed out of the tip of the spray foam gun, the substance gradually expands, filling in the cracks and crannies of your  attic before curing. Spray foam insulation is the most effective material for insulating your Auburn attic available.

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Attic Insulation West Seattle

Fiberglass

Fiberglass insulation is usually installed as large segments of insulation that are rolled or laid out onto a surface, such as flooring, ceilings, or in wall cavities. However, blown fiberglass is becoming more and more popular, comprising one of the main insulation jobs we’re asked to do. This type of insulation is made of a mixture of natural sand and recycled glass.

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Clean Attic Insulation Seattle

Cellulose

Cellulose insulation is made from recycled paper products, primarily newsprint. It’s recycled material content is very high, generally between 82-85%. The manufacturing process reduces the paper products to very small pieces, which are then fiberized and mixed with a flame and insect retardant, usually mineral borate or ammonium sulfate. Cellulose insulation is primarily found in pellet form as a blown-in insulation, but can be manufactured in batts as well.

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Attic Insulation Contractor

Cotton

Cotton has become a favorite of the environmentally friendly community. Recycled blue jeans have been used in its production, as well as other natural cotton fibers gleaned from industrial scrap. Most cotton insulations consist of 85% recycled cotton and about 15% plastic fibers, which are generally treated with boric acid as a flame retardant. Cotton insulation is non- toxic, and can be installed without respiratory or skin exposure protection. Unlike fiberglass insulation, no reports have been made of itchiness or burning of the skin when in contact with cotton insulation.

Cotton Insulation
Cotton Insulation

Denim Insulation

Post-industrial denim and cotton, denim insulation is an eco-friendly insulation material for your home. While it is more expensive than other types of attic insulation, if you’re looking for an earth-friendly insulation material, denim insulation is the type of insulation for your Auburn home.

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