Commonly Requested Home Insulation Services

Before you begin your search for an insulation contractor, you’ll need to get an idea of what types of services you need. Here are some of the most commonly requested services of insulation contractors:

Residential insulation
The application of insulation anywhere in a residential home or building for the purpose of improving energy efficiency, temperature regulation and soundproofing

Attic insulation
The application of insulation in the unconditioned attic area to attain the preferred levels of thermal resistance. When combined with air sealing techniques, improving attic insulation is the most effective way to increase a home’s energy efficiency.

Exterior wall insulation
If you have trouble regulating your home’s temperature even after insulating and air sealing your attic, you probably need to add insulation to your home’s exterior walls.

Crawl space insulation
The application of insulation in the area under a floor or roof, usually where wiring and plumbing access is located

Foundation insulation
The application of insulation to the home’s foundation. In addition to reducing heating costs, this step will keep below-grade rooms more comfortable and prevent moisture problems, insect infestation, and other issues.

Spray foam insulation
An expanding foam mixture made up of isocyanate and resin that can be sprayed into wall cavities, concrete slabs, and other areas

Basement wall insulation
The application of insulation to the walls of the room that’s either completely or partially below a ground floor

Blown insulation
A method of applying insulation by mechanically blowing it into walls, ceilings or flooring for thermal, acoustic, and/or fire insulation

Air duct insulation
The application of insulation to air ducts to avoid the energy losses associated with most duct systems