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Fiberglass blown-in insulation

I’d say that blown-in insulation is one of the common types other than cellulose and fiberglass blown-in insulation.

I’d say that blown-in insulation is one of the common types other than cellulose and fiberglass blown-in insulation. Of course, this is a cheap material available in the market. Also, its R-values are in that range where it resists heat very well. In addition, this insulation type is made up of broken glass. You will find further details on fiberglass blown-in insulation on our website.

Is this a good option?

Yes, evidently, this kind of insulation is a good option due to Its lower price, noise-controlling ability, its thermal property, and capability to resist heat, and additionally formaldehyde material is not in it.

What are the disadvantages of this insulation type?

Difficulty Repairing Moisture Issues

In my experience, it became moist after rain and snowfalls. Indeed, it is hard to resolve such problems.

Increasing cost over time

As far as I know, after becoming moist enough, the material of this sort of insulation gets spots and loses its main function.

Health-related issues

Besides, glass fiber is a cause of many medical concerns including dermal, vision, and respiratory. Furthermore, it is also carcinogenic in nature.

How to prevent health problems related to fiberglass insulation?

I believe you can prevent health issues by wearing proper personal equipment. Although, our experts are well-experienced in installing fiberglass blown-in insulation so you just need to relax.

Mention the list of the necessary equipment requires here in this process.

  • Hard-toeshoe
  • Long pants
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Dust respirator
  • Utility knife
  • Staple gun
  • Duct tape
  • Helmet light
  • Drop cloth
  • Shop Vac
  • Ladder
  • Broom

What are the advantages?

  • Save heat in winters
  • Formaldehyde is not present in this insulation
  • Indeed, this is Soundproof
  • No rust formation on walls and attic
  • Mainly, these are Safety glasses

What is the right way to prepare your space for this work?

Prepare the attic for the process

  1. In the first step, we use baffles for proper breathing.
  2. Moreover, it is important to use attic rulers. Place them facing the access and about every 250 sq. ft.
  3. Every time follows the instructions given on the material for proper installation.


Prepare the wall for the process

  1. Initially, always work from top to bottom, pin up staples fabric at every 2” or less.
  2. Furthermore, glue fabric with construction material.
  3. Then, use a smooth or light tool to ensure that the glue is evenly present.
  4. In addition, make sure the fabric should be tight to the studs and plates without any bulges or gaps.


Do you understand the process of fiberglass blown-in insulation? Hope so, you understand many things about the overall process. Even if any questions, Contact us with our experts, our professional support is just a call away.

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