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Wet Spray Cellulose Insulation Offers Higher R-Value and Reduces Air Infiltration

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Custom Insulation wet spary insulation in Worcester, Boston, MA

When it comes to energy efficiency and quality performance, selecting the best insulation system is a complex decision. Wet spray cellulose insulation in Worcester, MA is made of recycled and shredded paper products plus a fire retardant chemical known as borate. The paper is broken down into cellulose fibers. The cellulose cells of these fibers have natural insulating power making it a good option in providing better insulation to your home.

One great advantage of wet spray cellulose insulation for existing structures is the ability to insulate without removing interior dry wall or exterior cladding in order to gain access to stud cavities. They are commonly used in areas where space is an issue and the maximum R-value is desired in a thin layer. Another advantage of choosing wet spray insulation is the air sealing benefits they offer. They have a higher R-value which prevents heat from escaping. They help reduce the air infiltration through leaky walls that is commonly found in older homes. Moreover, wet spray cellulose insulation has a high sound transmission class rating, providing unmatched sound reduction and making it a good choice for sound control.

Cellulose insulation is installed using an specific machine that blows the insulation. The cellulose fibers are blown or sprayed into the space to create an even layer that fills all gaps. This requires professional installation and needs to be done by an insulation specialist to address it effectively.

To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.




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