Menu

Spray Foam Insulation vs. Cellulose Insulation

If you are looking to add insulation to your home, there are a few options that you can choose from, including spray foam insulation or cellulose insulation. For those in search of CT spray foam insulation or other residential and commercial insulation services turn to NEPI Foam.

Spray Foam Insulation

With spray foam from NEPI Foam, the premiere CT insulation contractors there is never any doubt that you are getting a superior product. It is generally a better application for reliability and not allowing air to escape. However, it is a more expensive option than cellulose insulation. Spray foam is made from a polyurethane foam material that will seep into cracks that other insulation materials often cannot reach. This will provide a more even coverage, which will prevent air from coming through holes and affecting the energy costs. It is great at preventing mold since water does not penetrate, and sticks to surfaces which will last longer than other materials. It also prevents animals from getting into the insulation as it completely seals with no holes from forming. The downside to spray foam is it is more expensive a more expensive option than cellulose.

Cellulose Insulation

Cellulose insulation is a less expensive option than spray foam insulation. Cellulose insulation is made from non-toxic, organic material that is environmentally safe for households. For those on a budget using cellulose home insulation in CT is a great alternative to spray foam. One con to cellulose is that it attracts moisture more than spray foam insulation. Cellulose insulation does not fill spaces, cracks, and crevices in the same way as spray foam, making it more prone to moisture and leakage.

If you have any more questions, do not hesitate to ask. Contact NEPI Foam today to find out which insulation material will be perfect for your residential or commercial space. Insulation is a key component to keeping any home or building comfortable and efficient, no matter the temperature or weather conditions.