Whether you’re building a new home or getting ready to re-insulate your home, you know how important insulation is. Not only does it keep your home more comfortable year round, but it also can help you save on your energy bills.
There are several different types of insulation available, and fiberglass is one of oldest and most widely used. Let’s talk a little more about why fiberglass insulation would be a good choice for your project. Fiberglass insulation:
Can Help Save You Money
When you insulate with fiberglass, you can save a lot of money annually as long as the installation is done correctly and the recommended R-values for your area are reached (for this, you’ll need a local professional insulation company). Fiberglass insulation pays for itself in the long term!
Is Great for Soundproofing
If outside noises seem louder than they should be, it could indicate your walls don’t have enough insulation. If you want to insulate for soundproofing purposes, fiberglass is a good choice. In fact, fiberglass (like cellulose) is one of the best types of insulation for soundproofing.
Can Be a More Economical Choice
Fiberglass insulation is a cheaper alternative to foam insulation—in fact, it can be half the cost of foam and offers the same benefits. CertainTeed Optima® fiberglass is one of the most cost-effective, and we offer it here at OJ Insulation.
Offers High Efficiency
R-value is basically the standard measurement of insulation’s effectiveness (its ability to stop heat transfer). The higher the R-value, the more efficient the insulation is. The typical per-unit-thickness R-values for fiberglass is between 2.5 and 5 (including loose-fill and batts), which is right on scale with other insulation materials—and higher than some.
Ready to Install Fiberglass Insulation?
Now that you know the benefits of fiberglass, perhaps you want to use it for your insulation installation project! To learn more about it or if you’re ready for a free estimate, contact OJ Insulation!