Chatsworth Home Insulation
There are many types of insulation that can be installed in Chatsworth homes, providing builders and owners with options to fit different budgets. No matter what type of home insulation is chosen, it will offer residents many advantages. They will be able to achieve lower energy bills, thanks to the thermal envelope that is created.
Properly installed insulation can also help to prevent sounds from traveling through walls or through the floors. Depending on the stage of home construction, some styles of home insulation may be easier to install than others.
Methods for Installing Home Insulation in Chatsworth Properties
New construction is generally open, allowing for insulation to be installed via any method. However, existing Chatsworth homes have walls and ceiling areas that are closed, thus limiting to the types of insulation applications that are possible.
Owners and builders will find that:
- In open areas insulation can be installed from batts or rolls. These are made from materials like fiberglass and can be installed in open walls and attics with ease.
- The amount of fiberglass material in closed walls can also be increased by blowing in additional fiberglass or cellulose. This enables Chatsworth builders or residents to fill areas with irregular shapes or hard-to-reach spots.
- Foam insulation can be sprayed between studs before walls are erected. Sprayed insulation can form a tighter barrier and make the home more energy efficient.
Whether the objective is to reduce heating-and-cooling costs, or to decrease the amount of sound traveling from room to room, home owners and builders can buy energy-efficient products from Progressive Insulation & Windows. The company has a showroom in Chatsworth, where customers can see products firsthand. All of its products adhere to California’s building codes and Energy Star ratings.