Types of Insulation
Choosing the right type of insulation is not for the faint of heart. That’s why there are professional contractors that should be employed to ensure your home secure from the changes in weather. Naperville Insulation Pros are the leading service that offers a wide range of options and the expertise to help you choose the appropriate materials. We understand the importance of insulation and the money-saving that it provides. You will find that we deliver exceptional workmanship due to our decades of experience, making choosing us a value for money strategy. We take great pride in our reputation as long-time members of the Better Business Bureau.
This is a material that insulation contractors have been using since the 1940s. It was first used in airplanes and then adapted for use in residential and commercial construction. It serves a dual purpose of insulating and sealing so that it is used to fill spaces like wall cavities for thermal comfort. This material came in two forms, that of open cell and closed cell insulation, and both have their advantages. We are qualified and licensed to perform both methods. After the application of either process, the materials typically expand from 40 to 100 times the size of the application at a very fast speed, making it quick to conduct insulation.
Fiberglass, also known as glass wool, has been a go-to material in homes at least since its invention in the 1930s, and insulation as a mandated by the government has been in practice since the 1960s. Fiberglass is widely known for its ability to protect homes from damp and cold, and it’s a simple process for insulation. These features are what make it extensively used insulation for homeowners in the US.
Mineral is a material much like fiberglass, but rather than made of glass; it is made of basalt and other types of natural stone. It is known as a natural moisture-resistant material that, when used, helps soundproof the area. When you choose this type of material, you can also expect to be protected from house fires as it does not burn until temperatures reach more than 1800 Fahrenheit. Some people call his insulation rock wool, and we find it has a simple installation process. Our Naperville insulation service is top-rated for having access to this high-quality product. When we install it, you can be assured that we used industry-standard methods for the safety of our team and household.
As an environmentally-conscious consumer, cellulose in the type of installation that could most benefit your values. It is made primarily from recycled newspaper and cardboard. It can be used wet or dry depending on the environment, and the fact that it is made from recycled paper means it reduces waste and has a smaller carbon footprint to produce. Because it is treated with boric acid, it is a known material for its ability to resist pest infestations. It is also less expensive as a product than fiberglass. Our expert contractors provide accurate feedback and advice for the optimal use of this type of insulation so that you can make an informed decision. This type of material is also used for blown-insulation.