Cellulose insulation


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Cellulose insulation

Plant fiber that is used in wall and roof cavities to separate the inside and outside of the building thermally and acoustically. Typical materials used to manufacture the product include old newspapers and telephone directories; borates and ammonium sulfate are included to retard fire and pests. Four major types of loose-fill cellulose products have been developed under a variety of brand names, generally characterized as dry cellulose, spray-applied cellulose, stabilized cellulose, and low-dust cellulose.
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They then either blow in cellulose insulation (made from recycled newspapers) or apply a liquid foam product that expands to fill the stud cavity.
Hannah McNeil, a project manager with Criterion Architecture in Fayetteville, said she has recommended the Next Generation product to clients who are looking at BioBase or cellulose insulation. McNeil said the ease of construction is a big selling point.
Louisiana-Pacific has introduced a line of products treated with zinc borate or sodium borate, The SmartGuard system includes sheathing, flooring, siding, trim, framing lumber, and cellulose insulation. The company estimates that using it adds roughly $1.50 per square foot to standard construction costs.
of fiberglass or cellulose insulation piled between and on top of the ceiling joists (Fig.
With a 12 year operating history in the Florida market, CQ Insulation is mainly an installer of fibreglass and cellulose insulation and has two branches in Tampa and Orlando.
16 January 2014 - US Universal Forest Products Inc (NASDAQ:UFPI), or UFPI, the holding company of wood products distributors, said that one of its units had agreed to buy local cellulose insulation producer National Fiber, without disclosing financial details.
Sixteen inches of cellulose insulation should be sufficient to prevent the attic's heat from heating the ceilings below, but obviously it is not in your case.
I love cellulose insulation. (1) In fact, I love all insulations.
Universal Forest Products Inc (UFPI) (NASDAQ:UFPI)a company that designs and manufactures wood and wood-alternative products, disclosed on Wednesday that one of its subsidiaries has agreed to buy the assets of National Fiber, a manufacturer of cellulose insulation that serves markets in the northeastern US.
For example, he built out the exterior walls by 4 inches and filled them completely with blown cellulose insulation made from recycled newspaper.