What is Bulk Insulation?

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This is a type of insulation that is known to come in 2 forms namely; glass wool batts and cellulose fibre.

  1. Glasswool Batts – Glasswool batts is a type of bulk insulation that also has another name called fiberglass battsor. This form of insulation material is manufactured with the help of melted glass that requires transfer on a mat comprising of fibers. Furthermore, there are different choice of glasswool batts comprising of different R-Value. However, as a safety precaution it is important to wear safety equipment such as masks, gloves, long-sleeves during the time of manufacturing. Now, this type of insulation is easy to cut which can be done by yourself and a professional. Cutting of this insulation material is possible because it is considered to be highly flexible in nature. Installing this insulation usually prefers areas having less gaps. However, the only problem is that fibres and dust particles are hard to escape which can have serious issues related to our health.
  2. Cellulose Fibre – Cellulose fibre has an appearance similar to shredded paper. The professional contractor uses this material by pumping it into the ceiling with the help of a machine. The pumping mechanism is achieved depending on the R-Value. Although, this type of insulation isn’t hard to install, the problem is that its effectivity goes off over the course of time. Furthermore, in the past years, some houses are known to have caught fire due to installing this type of insulation.

You can get roof insulation in Canberra by calling a professional rather than doing it yourself.

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