Does Fiberglass Insulation With an R Value Diminish With Age?

Answer Many property owners install fiberglass insulation to provide better thermal resistance to heat loss and improved sound barriers. R-value refers to the amount of heat loss; the higher the R-value, ... Read More »

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Why is fiberglass used as insulation?

Fiberglass Insulation Glass fiber is used to make insulating materials primarily because in the proper form it will trap air and reduce its circulation, AND because the glass fibres are non-combust... Read More »

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 »

What is the R-value of fiberglass insulation?

Fiberglass insulation comes in two different types, loose-fill and batt. Loose-fill fiberglass has an R-value of 2.2 to 2.7 per inch, and fiberglass batts have an R-value of 2.9 to 3.8 per inch.Ref... Read More »

How much does fiberglass insulation weigh?

Fiberglass insulation is very light, but its exact weight depends on its R-value, or insulation ability. A higher R-value indicates a higher ability to insulate. Fiberglass insulation with an R-val... Read More »