Keeping your Vashon Island home’s attic well insulated is incredibly important when it comes to saving money on your energy bills.
Vashon Island homes that lack proper insulation spend more money on their energy bills. Investing in attic insulation creates an average energy savings of 30% – 80% because the insulation enables their Vashon Island homes to be more energy efficient.
Spray foam attic insulation is made from two types of composite material: polyurethane, and isocyanate. 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 Vashon Island attic available.
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. Blown fiberglass is becoming more and more popular, comprising one of the main attic insulation jobs we’re asked to install on Vashon Island.
Cellulose attic insulation is made from recycled paper products. It’s recycled material content is very high, generally between 82-85%.
Cotton insulation has become a favorite of the environmentally friendly Vashon Island community. Most cotton attic insulation consist of 85% recycled cotton and about 15% plastic fibers, which are generally treated with boric acid as a flame retardant.
Denim insulation is an eco-friendly insulation for your Vashon 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 Vashon Island home.