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How does Icynene on the attic roofline/sillplate compare to old fashioned fiberglass or blown insulation?

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1946 ranch. no insulation except R-19 bats I put on attic floor. I have new windows. I would like to insulate and Icynene was recommended for sillplate and attic roofline, sealing soffit vents. Cellulose for walls. How does this new technology compare to old-fashioned bats or blown in insulation. If using Icynene, do the old fiberglass bats need to be removed?




 

 

1946 ranch. no insulation except R-19 bats I put on attic floor. I have new windows. I would like to insulate and Icynene was recommended for sillplate and attic roofline, sealing soffit vents. Cellulose for walls. How does this new technology compare to old-fashioned bats or blown in insulation. If using Icynene, do the old fiberglass bats need to be removed?

Fiberglass batt insulation is made up glass fibers and voids which make up its insulating properties but does not protect the home from air infiltration and leakage which are the...



 

 

 
 
 

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