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Causes of Damp Cellulose Insulation In Attic

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information John  S asks: I’ve never gone up in my attic right in the spring before and this year I did to install some new lighting. I am noticing that my cellulose insulation feels … Continue reading

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Proper Ventilation For Home Attics

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Ray asks: When my house was built in 1978, blown in insulation was used. Out at the end of the roof rafters where it meets the soffit, a 10 inch piece of faced … Continue reading

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Inaccurate Cellulose Insulation Information Persists Online

Misinformation On Moisture And Cellulose Insulation A quick scan online of recent articles listing the pros and cons of cellulose insulation show how pervasive inaccurate myths persist about one of the most popular types of building insulation. Cellulose insulation is … Continue reading

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Sound Dampening With Insulation Between Floors Explained

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Kelvin D asks: In order to achieve the best sound dampen through installation of cellulose between my basement and first floor, should I dense pack the material to the tune of 3.5 lb/ft^3. … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Adhesive Properties Explained

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Jason A asks: I have a question about the adhesive properties of wet spray cellulose insulation. Specifically, does wet spray cellulose insulation permanently self-adhere to the substrate? And can wet spray cellulose insulation … Continue reading

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Retrofit Cellulose Insulation In Walls Of Older Homes

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Timmy asks: I am a building maintenance teacher in southern WV. My students are going to exit my class in an area of a lot of old homes that do not currently have … Continue reading

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Firefighters Guide For Cellulose Insulation Building Fires

How To Handle Fires In Buildings With Cellulose Insulation Cellulose insulation is an easily misunderstood building material. It is made from paper fibers, so it is an organic material. Left untreated, organic materials are combustible. Some other common insulation materials … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Ecologo Info

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Joey asks: I have a customer looking for Ecologo certification for Cellulose insulation. Can you please provide me with either testing or a certificate? Answer: ECOLOGO is an Underwriters Laboratories program documenting the … Continue reading

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Schedule Cellulose Insulation Professional Presentation

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Nick asks: Hi, I am looking to set up some kind of learning opportunity for my firm to learn more about dense-packed cellulose best practices. We do a lot of commercial projects and … Continue reading

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How To Update Insulation In Walls Of Old Homes

Homeowners Often Forget Walls When Updating Insulation Updating the insulation in older homes is critical to making living spaces more comfortable and monthly energy bills more manageable. Unfortunately, most homeowners only think as far as the attic forgetting to consider … Continue reading

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