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ARE YOU UNDER INSULATED?

DO YOU KNOW THE R-VALUE OF YOUR HOME'S INSULATION?

· Home Maintenance,Before Buying A Home,Selling A Home

"What lays around all year, yet keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer?" Answer: Insulation

R-VALUE PER INSULATION TYPE

  • What you see    What it is    R-Value
  • Loose fibers (light-weight yellow, pink or white)/     Fiberglass/   2.5 x depth
  • Dense (gray or near-white, may have black specks)/    Rock wool/     2.8 x depth
  • Small (gray flat pieces or fibers (from news print))/    Cellulose/      3.7 x depth
  • Granules (light-weight -puff rock)/    Vermiculite or Perlite/    2.7 x depth
  • Batts (light-weight yellow, pink, or white)/    Fiberglass/     3.2 x depth

When you are in need of a home inspection, contact Certified Home Inspection Services LLC at www.stacyinspects.com/schedule or 269-599-7618 remember to Like and Share us on Facebook.

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