Air Sealing Top Plates with Spray Foam in Gloucester, VA Attic
All the top plates are sealed using spray foam insulation. This helps prevent conditioned air from leaking into the unconditioned attic.
Air Sealing Attic Floor with Spray Foam in Gloucester, VA
Without proper air sealing, air will continue to leak into the unconditioned attic.
Air sealing around HVAC in Gloucester, VA attic
Any mechanical or utility penetrations need to be sealed as well. These are opportune spots for air to leak into the unconditioned attic.
Installing Blown-in Cellulose Insulation in Gloucester, VA Attic
Blown-in insulation is sprayed into the attic using a tube that connects to one of our trucks, outside the home. Inside the truck, a team member is feeding in bags of cellulose insulation, while another team member inside the attic is blowing-in the new blanket of insulation.
After Air Sealing and Cellulose Insulation in Gloucester, VA Attic,
The new blanket of cellulose insulation and air sealing will help keep conditioned air from leaking into the unconditioned attic and slow the transfer of heat from one floor to the next. This will make the home more comfortable and reduce the amount of time the HVAC spends running, ultimately reducing the home's energy bills.
After Cellulose Insulation Install in Gloucester, VA Attic.
The Cellulose Prodcut that The Drying Co uses is 85% recycled materials such as newspaper and 15% new material. This particular material also contains a borate that deters pests and rodents.
Cellulose Insulation and Air Sealing in Gloucester, VA Attic
Cellulose conforms to all the odd shapes in your home. Unlike fiberglass batts that are cut and leave gaps around utility penetrations, cellulose fills all the little crevasses to providing a superior blanket of insulation letting less air and heat through.