Do you have questions about our attic services? Check out our most frequently asked questions.
We almost exclusively use Owens Corning PROPINK L77. Famously associated with the “Pink Panther”. We are able to achieve code values of R-30 and R-38 using Owens Corning PROPINK L77. We are also able to use GreenFiber Cellulose per request, and can easily achieve r-values of R-30 and R-38.
I have a commercial building, do you do commercial insulation work?
Yes, we do both residential and commercial work. We do everything from warehouses, apartments, condo buildings, hospitals, medical centers to regular offices.
How much does it cost to blow in attic insulation?
The costs to blow in attic insulation will vary depending on how much insulation we blow in. Call us for a free quote.
What is the difference between batt and blow-in “blown”?
Batt insulation is usually used for wall cavities, and blown insulation is almost always used in attic spaces. Batt insulation is sometime used in attics, however; it is more cost effective and batten to use blown-in insulation for attic spaces.
How long does a job take?
These are averages based on a 2,000 sq.ft. home.
- Insulation Removal – 4 hours
- Adding Attic Insulation – 1 hour
- Attic Air Sealing – 1 hour
- Radiant Barrier – 6 hours
- Attic Sanitization – 30 minutes
- Wall Insulation – 4 hours
- AA2 Fi-Foil – 8 hours
- Spray Foam – 3 days
Will garage door insulation cool down my garage?
Yes. If we install a garage door insulation kit to your existing garage door, it will cool down your garage. We offers packages for your garage door and your garage attic.
My house is dusty all the time, what is the issue?
If you house is dusty all the time, it is usually do to 2 things. Lack of Attic Air Sealing and old broken down cellulose insulation. Both of these we can fix.
What does R-Value mean?
R-Value is a measure of resistance to heat flow. Heat always wants to travel from hot to cold. The higher the R-Value in your attic, the more insulation you will have. We suggest that every attic has a minimum of R-30 and at most R-38 of attic insulation in Florida; according the the US Department of Energy.
When we hire you, who sprays in the attic insulation?
We do. We never outsource or subcontract; all of our work is done by our professionals, including me, “Dennis” and we fully trained to install attic insulation in your home. Not only to I blow in attic insulation, I actually wrote this content too 🙂 Call us for a Free Quote. My name is Dennis, and you can reach me at 407-775-2230. Call or Text works.
Can you guys “top-up” our attic insulation in home?
Yes. Most of our jobs that we homes where we are adding between 8″ (R22 )and 10.5″ (R30) Owen Corning PROPINK L77.
What is Owens Corning PROPINK L77?
Simply put, Owens Corning is the World’s Leader in insulation and roofing materials. And PROPINK L77 is their top-tier line of premium loose fill, unbonded blown insulation.
What is GreenFiber?
GreenFiber is a nationally recognized manufacture of attic insulation. GreenFiber only provides cellulose insulation with boric acid.
What is code for attics?
Most of Florida is currently at an R30 level of insulation. Some counties in Florida now require an R38, we can do both R-Values.
Will you provide R49 Attic Insulation?
Yes. Although Florida code ranges from R30 to R38, we can certainly achieve an R49 insulation value.
Does Owens Corning PROPINK L77 absorb water?
No. PROPINK L77 does not absorb moisture (per ASTM C1104).
Does Owens Corning PROPINK L77 grow mold?
No. PROPINK L77 does not support mold growth (per ASTM C1338).
I have cathedral ceiling / vaulted ceilings. Can blow insulation onto the cathedral part of the home?
Yes. Most of the time we can easily blow loose-fill insulation onto the cathedral part of the attic. The only time we cannot blow onto the cathedral part of the home is when we have no access, which is rare.
We have a weird smell in the attic, especially hot days and our insulation is old. How do we fix this?
When homes get old, they accumulate pollen, debris, animal feces, dirt and other organic matter that will get into the home, and potentially make you sick or trigger your allergies. We can easily remove all the old insulation, sanitize the attic and install new R30 or R38 attic insulation.
Do you do Spray foam?
Yes, we install spray foam. Spray foam is the best type of insulation and it is a premium to install over blown-in insulation.
My neighbors are noisy, can we reduce the sound from them?
Depends on what sounds are transferring and how to building is built. We have done several hundred sound attenuation projects that have reduced the sound from offices, neighbors, garages, etc.
How do you estimate what I need for my home?
I will ask you a series of questions to find out what is going on in your home and determine the square footage based on your county property records. From there, I will formulate a written insulation estimate.
How do you control the machine when its mounted in the truck?
This is a very popular question, about a quarter of our customers ask this question. Our Krendl insulation machine is controlled by a radio remote control. We have 3 functions. 1. Off. 2. Air. 3. Air + Material.
What is Owens Corning PROPINK L77?
Owens Corning is one of the largest manufacturer’s of insulation and building materials in North America. PROPINK L77 is top-tier insulation that is manufactured by Owens Corning. Owens Corning PROPINK L77 PINK Fiberglas is unbonded loosefill insulation that is a great alternative adding rolling or batting insulation to your attic. PROPINK L77 is used in new construction and retrofits.
What’s the best way to keep my garage cool?
The best way to keep an un-insulated garage cool, it by adding garage attic insulation at R30, and to add garage door insulation. We offer Garage Insulation packages to help keep your garage cooler in the summer, and warmer in the winter.
I put mothballs in my attic and the smell will not go away, now what?
Many of our customers will put moth balls in the attic to deter pests, animals, rats, etc. Usually this does not work there will be an acidic smell for weeks to months in the house. The only way to stop this smell is to remove all the insulation in your home.
My insulation bills are high and my attic smells, can you fix my attic?
Yes, we get a lot of customer that say, “can you fix my attic”, the answer is yes, we can 100%fix your attic with any or all of services. Please call us for a free quote.