Shopping for Insulation is as easy as 1-2-3...

1

Identify your

Project
Attics
2x6' Walls, Floors or Crawlspaces
2x4' Walls
How to Shop the Aisle
2

What is your

R-Value? Below are the U.S. Department of Energy recommended minimum R-values for your climate zone.

Your Climate Zone: 4

      Walls    
    Attics 2x4 Walls 2x6 Walls Floors Crawlspaces
Zone 4 R38 to R60 R13 to R15 R19 to R21 R25 to R30 R25 to R30
3

Choosing the Right

Insulation
  • Blown-In

    • Composed of loose fibers
    • Intended to be blown in by machine
  • Rolls

    • Easy to transport
    • Must be cut to length
  • Batts

    • Pre-cut for fast installation
    • Preferred for new installation
  • Faced

    • Kraft paper vapor retarder attached
    • Use as first layer/new construction
  • Unfaced

    • No vapor retarder
    • Use when adding to existing insulation

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