Are ceiling fans safe with insulation?

Answer On One Hand: Insulation Isn't FlammableModern insulation is not flammable, and it should be safe near the ceiling fan as long as the fan is wired safely according to the municipal code. Electrical ... Read More »

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How do i cover pink insulation when the basement ceiling is too low to install a drop ceiling?

It's a good idea to cover overhead insulation in a basement area, since pink insulation is actually fiberglass. This fiberglass can fall onto a workbench or into a laundry basket over time. Keeping... Read More »

Are ceiling fans more cost effective and efficient than portable box pedestal room fans?

AnswerI bought a ceiling fan for my front room for $80 (live in Canada) and that old girl has been going for over 10 years! I wouldn't be without one. Go for the ceiling fan as heat rises and it re... Read More »

How thick is R-30 ceiling insulation?

Owens Corning manufactures R-30 pink fiberglass insulation. It comes in various sizes, but the thickness for all sizes is 9/12 inch. It is available in widths from 15 1/2 inches to 24 inches and is... Read More »

Garage Ceiling Insulation Requirements?

Garages are considered unconditioned space by the International Residential Code (IRC). However, there are some circumstances where insulation is needed in the garage ceiling. There are specific r... Read More »