What type of insulation should be installed in a basement ceiling?

Answer On One Hand: Return on InvestmentBoth the on-staff handyman at Reader's Digest and the experts at the long-running home improvement show and magazine This Old House say that adding insulation to yo... Read More »

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What type of insulation is for a pole building?

Pole buildings (metal skinned buildings) offer unique challenges for an insulation system. It sweats. It also gets very cold in winter and very hot in summer. These types of buildings also make alo... Read More »

What is the best type of floor for insulation over concrete?

On One Hand: Polystyrene InsulationPolystyrene foam has been used effectively to insulate concrete floors. The U.S. Department of Energy notes that polystyrene has the added benefit of improving th... Read More »

What type of insulation is used under radiant flooring?

Reflective insulation is best to use under radiant flooring. It reflects the heat rays back into the flooring, making a more efficient system. Reflective insulation can be used on concrete floors, ... Read More »

Is foamed-in-place a type of foam or insulation?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, foamed-in-place is a readily available form of insulation. This form of insulation is sprayed directly into an existing wall or ceiling cavity. Once insi... Read More »