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Blown-In Insulation

Anderson Insulation Maine Office

For the past 30 years, Anderson Insulation has been retrofitting homes across New England with top of the line insulation to keep houses protected through the different seasons of the year. Since many homes in New England were built prior to the 1960s, when insulation was not required, they are not properly protected. The different seasons that New England embraces throughout the year can take a toll on a home not properly insulated. This is why Anderson Insulation prides itself with giving quick and efficient service to our clients. Having six trucks ready and willing to blow the necessary insulation into homes in need!

Cellulose Blown-In Insulation

Cellulose Blown-In insulation is one of the most commonly used and seen insulation in homes across New England. This insulation is made up of wood fiber and newspaper waste, and is very fire resistant. This is because the insulation is coated in borate which gives the insulation its fire resistant trait.

Why Cellulose?

If you are environmentally conscious, then you do not have to worry with cellulose insulation. The insulation is made up of 85% recycled products, as well as being treated with fire retardant chemicals to keep you safe. It is becoming a favorite among the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environment Design) certified builders.

When it comes to new construction, cellulose can be damp-sprayed applied. NuWool cellulose insulation is mixed with water and a glue like substance, that allows the cellulose to adhere to plywood sheathing, roofing and walls much like foam. This is done when semi-transparent mesh netting is stretched tightly across the surface of the wall, slope and stapled in place. Holes are then made in the netting and the cellulose is blown into the bay.

Fiberglass Blown-In Insulation

Fiberglass insulation is a good choice for retrofit insulation for houses, especially those located near any bodies of water. The insulation fits all federal and local building codes and standards, as well as being tested by several independent laboratories across the U.S. and Canada. Fiberglass insulation also is regularly tested by the NAHB Research Foundation in its certification labeling program.

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