Can fiberglass insulation catch fire?

Answer Fiberglass insulation is not flammable. However, the glue that holds it together off-gasses formaldehyde constantly, and can release toxic fumes if the building ever does catch fire. Fiberglass par... Read More »

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How do I buy fiberglass insulation?

Measuring the SpaceMeasure the space, height and width where you will add the insulation. Convert calculations into square feet (width X height) to determine the amount of insulation to purchase.De... Read More »

Is fiberglass insulation flammable?

Fiberglass insulation itself is non-flammable. However, according to the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA), the vapor retarder coating the insulation is most likely flamma... Read More »

Fiberglass Insulation & Cancer?

Manufacturers began using fiberglass in the 1920's. The material used to create it--rock, slag and sand combinations--is plentiful and cheap. Use of fiberglass expanded when suspicions began to sur... Read More »

Can wet fiberglass insulation be dried?

Wet fiberglass insulation may be dried and reused, according to Owens Corning, a company that manufactures fiberglass insulation. While wet, the insulation loses some of its thermal resistance (R-v... Read More »