An attic is that part of the house that is directly under the roof of your home. Some homes might not have an attic but if there is an enclosure, space, or room beneath your roof and above your home, this room is called an attic. Attics could be constructed for several purposes, it could be used as a personal room for meditation, studying, etc. It can also be used as home offices or even small attic apartments, but most times, attics are used for storage.
On wintery days, this room is usually the coldest part of the house making it inhospitable for occupants. Bremerton Insulation Co is specialized in insulation of different kinds and attic insulation isn’t left out. We can provide the proper insulation of your beloved attic needs for that warm and comfy feeling you’ve always wanted.
Blanket insulation is one very effective way to insulate your attic. Blankets are extremely thick, tough, and anti-cold materials that could help keep your attic warm. Blankets are specially made to absorb and contain heat, they could be between the ranges of ten to twenty centimeters thick, they are also very dense and soft. This dense nature has given blankets the ability to hold in as much heat as possible, giving your attic all the warmth it needs. If you put the right number of these guys in your attic vents, you will definitely get your desired results.
This insulation method comprises of materials like mineral wool or fiberglass cellulose and one major difference that sets it apart from blankets is the fact that it isn’t particularly defined in size. It’s just made of tiny bits of foam, sprayed on top of existing insulation. This insulation method requires a machine that would help blow wool effectively unto vents. The preferable material to use for a loose-fill insulation is cellulose; note that these materials could get moldy if exposed to moisture.
This type of insulation is specially made with polyurethane, and it has two forms; open-cell foams and closed cell foams. What differentiates these two types of sprayed foam is the content of each type. Open-cell foam is filled with air which gives it a sponge-like texture while closed-cell foams are filled with a kind of gas which gives it the ability to not just insulate, but also protect from moisture vapor. Due to the closed-cell foam’s dual-purpose function, it’s worth a little more than an open-cell, it’s up to you to choose.
Unlike blankets, foam boards are a rigid set of insulating boards and can be used on pretty much any part of the house. Foam boards provide good thermal resistance more than any insulating tool as thick. Foam boards are made with materials like polystyrene, polyurethane, and polyisocyanurate; these materials are known to have heat circulatory properties which makes the foam board a very useful insulating tool. If you’re looking to get install anything insulation, this is also a very viable option.