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Do you need fiberglass insulation contractors in the Albany, New York area? Builders Installed Products Albany can help you. We work with homeowners as well as builders and contractors to install fiberglass insulation in homes and commercial buildings, for both retrofit insulation and new construction projects.
Contact us online or give us a call at 518-650-1100 if you’re ready to begin your Albany insulation project!
Made of tiny glass fibers and thermally efficient, fiberglass has been used to insulate homes for many years and comes in batt and blown-in (loose-fill) form. Although it is frequently installed in attics, it can be used to insulate walls and crawl spaces as well.
Fiberglass insulation can help:
The Builders Installed Products Albany team uses fiberglass for retrofit (re-insulation) and new construction projects, including attic insulation, wall insulation and more. We have experience with both commercial and residential projects.
If you’re in Upstate New York, the team at Builders Installed Products Albany has you covered! We have experience installing fiberglass in homes new and old, and our professionals use insulation from leading manufacturers.
A part of the Installed Building Products family of companies, Builders Installed Products Albany offers knowledge, experience and resources that few companies can match.
If you’re ready to start your project, call us at 518-650-1100 or contact Builders Installed Products Albany online!
Do you have questions about fiberglass insulation? Here are some common questions and the answers from the team at Builders Installed Products Albany.
R-value is the rating system used for insulation. The higher the R-value of an insulation product, the better it insulates. Fiberglass batts have an R-value of between 2.9 and 3.8 per inch, while blown-in fiberglass has an R-value of 2.2 to 2.9 per inch.
The amount of insulation you need depends on several factors, including:
The team at Builders Installed Products Albany will help you assess these factors to determine the right amount of insulation to properly protect your home.
The answer to this depends on the condition of the insulation and whether the surrounding parts of the home are stable enough to support the weight of more insulation. It also depends on what type of insulation you have. Fiberglass insulation works by creating tiny air pockets around the home to trap warm air in place. Too much insulation can compress the fiberglass to reduce these air pockets.
Similarly, wet insulation has less thermal value because it has fewer air pockets. Adding more insulation won’t help — and in fact, it can make things worse if it traps wet insulation against wood or drywall, leading to mold or rot. If your existing insulation is wet or otherwise damaged, it may need to be removed and the area evaluated before you can replace it or add more.
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