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When most homeowners think of insulation, they picture the pink fibers that look kind of like cotton candy (but it doesn’t taste like it!). In other words, they think of “fluffy” insulation, but there is another type of insulation that can help reduce your energy bills—rigid foam board.
Like its name suggest, rigid board insulation is available as a foam panel that can be cut easily enough. 2′ x 8′ and 4′ x 8′ are the sizes most often used, but the panels vary in thickness and width. Rigid foam board insulation is often overlooked, but it is a great solution for insulating homes and maximizing energy efficiency.
Keep in mind: just because rigid foam board insulation panels are easy to cut, it doesn’t mean the average homeowner should try tackle an insulation installation project without consulting professionals. If you want to insulate your Bay Area home with rigid board insulation, the experts at OJ Insulation can help!
There are three types of rigid foam board insulation:
The benefits of installing rigid foam board insulation don’t differ significantly from installing other types of insulation. Rigid board insulation can:
Unlike other types of insulation, however, rigid foam board insulation is better at reducing moisture infiltration and associated problems such as mold and mildew growth, wood rot, etc. Rigid foam board insulation panels can also eliminate air infiltration, making them an ideal choice for older, drafty homes.
Want to insulate your home with rigid board insulation or learn more about it? Contact OJ Insulation and schedule a free assessment for your home in the Greater Bay Area in California, including Gilroy, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Watsonville!
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