When it comes to insulating your home from the cold and heat loss, there is a bewildering array of choices to make. Some are better than others but not all. There are spray-on insulation, fiberglass batt insulation, metal or cellulose attic insulation, cellulose or foam board insulation, mineral wool insulation, sheathing, and brick sealing insulation, pre-mat roofing, fireproofing, and more. Which one will do the best job of keeping your home insulated against the elements, and what is the best way to choose the right one?
What insulation lasts the longest?
First let’s start by answering the question, “What does insulation last the longest?” If you are heating your home with an electric heater, you are looking at having insulation last the longest because the only thing that moves with this heat is air. You have to remember that once the air is removed from your home, the temperature inside … Read More