Insulation Types

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Choosing Foam Board Insulation

Thickness and R-value are only part of the story.

A roll of batt insulation.
Blown-In Insulation vs Batt Insulation

It's a popular decision point.

Two adjacent stacks of rigid foam board insulation.
Foam and Foam Board Insulation

Foam insulation is one of many common choices.

A roll of insulation.
Loose Fill Insulation

What to consider when insulating your home.

Blanket insulation fitted between the studs in the attic.
New and Alternative Insulation Materials and Products

What do you know about new and alternative products?

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How to Protect Your Foam Insulation with a Fire Barrier

A fire barrier is any material that slows fire spread.

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How to Install High Density Foam Insulation

Installing high density foam insulation is one of the best things that you can do for your home.

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What Is MEPS Foam Board?

Find out the benefits and detriments of MEPS boards.

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Types of Insulation - Basic Forms

Form Method of Installation Where Applicable Advantages

What Is Extruded Expanded Polystyrene Foam Board?

Reviewing options for home insulation.

How to Install Wall Cavity Insulation

Insulating an existing home can be done easily.

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What is Solar Window Film?

Solar window films offer savings and temperature control.

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What Variables Affect R-Value?

R-value determines the efficiency of your insulation.

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How to Use Slow Curing Liquid Foam

Liquid foam is formed by trapping gaseous bubbles.

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How to Use Foam to Insulate Your Basement

Keep your basement comfortable with insulation.

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7 Steps to Use Spray Foam Insulation Kits

How to insulate a wall using a spray foam insulation kit.

Finding the Right Type of Insulation

Choosing the right insulation for your home is important.

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About Spray Foam Insulation

It's expensive, but also flexible and effective.

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How to Use Foam in Place Products

Foam in place cushioning is used when shipping

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How to Use Expanding Foam Insulation

It's effective and easy to apply.

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How To Use Spray Foam Insulation Kits

Spray foam insulation makes it easy to reach awkward spaces.

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How to Install Acoustic Insulation

What you must know before soundproofing a room.

Spray Insulation vs Thermal Insulation

Used by do-it-yourselfer's and established professionals

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4 Types of Solar Window Film Explained

Solar window films consist of a low emissivity coating.

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Do-It-Yourself Insulation

These do-it-yourself instructions cover installation.

How to Install Insulation Sheathing

Insulation sheathing provides thermal protection at home.

Wall Insulation and Tools
Break-down of Insulation Types

What's in your walls? Should you change it?

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How to Remove Foam Insulation Board Backing

It. can be a painstaking process.

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What Is Urethane Foam Insulation?

It's applied with a spray gun.

How to Do Sheathing on a Mobile Home

Sheathing a mobile home is the same as sheathing any home.

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Foam Board Insulation Covering Options

Foam board insulation comes in handy when remodeling.

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Spray Foam Insulation vs Fiberglass Insulation

How to choose between spray foam insulation and fiberglass insulation.

The 3 Dos and Don'ts of Using Canned Foam Insulation

Canned foam installation is best for small at-home projects.

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Building a New House? What You Should Know about Insulation

Make sure recommended energy-saving features are included.

How to Use Foil Faced Insulation Board

Using foil faced insulation is a good option for your house.

How to Install Air Conditioner Foam Board

A window unit air conditioner can be a lifesaver on a hot day.

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How to Deal with Insect Problems in Your Foam Insulation

If you have an insect problem in your foam insulation, removing them can be difficult. Insects don't

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Foam Vs. Fiberglass Insulation: Which Is Better?

Fiberglass is a popular choice.

Foam Insulation Board vs Styrofoam

Any time you need to insulate an area of your home or office, you will need to weight the pros and cons

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Where to Use Foam Insulation Sheets

Foam insulation sheets are commonly used as an effective insulation material against cold, heat and moisture.

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How to Use PolyIsocyanurate Insulation

PolyIsocyanurate insulation is a type of insulated board.

Insulation in a wall.
Styrofoam Insulation 101

Styrofoam insulation refers to expanded polystyrene or EPS.

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Spray Foam Insulation vs Cellulose Insulation: Which is Better?

When it comes to insulating your home, there are two options: spray foam insulation and cellulose insulation.

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Cheap Alternatives to Foam Board Insulation

Foam board insulation is highly desirable because it generally has a high thermal resistance or R value.

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How to Paint Foam Insulation

Whether you're using foam insulation for a craft project or to insulate a wall, you can paint it for a different effect or finished look.