Instructions & Maintenance for Setting Up and Installing Applegate Stabilized Insulation in Attics
This guide is a general outline of the methods and practices that have been found to result in satisfactory cellulose wall-spray installations.
This guide covers typical assembly designs and some of the more common installation methods that can be used to insulate new and existing residential structures.
Cellulose insulation is the safest and best insulation commonly used in light construction. This is a problem for those selling insulation products that are not as safe and are much less effective.
Cellulose insulation installed on the floors of residential attics in three cities showed no sign of losing its fire retardant properties eight years after installation.
Build a home without polyethylene? It seems almost sacrilegious to some. Yet, over the last 40 years, thousands of cellulose-insulated homes have been built without vapor retarders.
Our recommendation for the installation of (cellulose insulation) is not to have an air space above the material in a cathedral ceiling application.