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Why Cellulose Insulation Fits Well With Earth Day

Cellulose Insulation Makes Sense Earth Day & Every Day With fears of global warming and climate change fast approaching a tipping point, the intent of Earth Day has never been more relevant. Conceived in 1969 at a UNESCO conference held … Continue reading

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Made In USA – It’s Harder Than It Sounds

Made in America is much harder to do that to say. The advent of globalization has clouded the “Made in the USA” tag for much of the manufacturing in the nation. Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association producer member companies and their … Continue reading

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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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CIMA Salutes National Recycle Day 2021

Cellulose Insulation Perfect Fit For National Recycle Day Cellulose Insulation is the leader in recycled building products and the perfect fit for participating in National Recycling Day…and every day! No other building insulation (or just about any other building product) … 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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