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Choosing the Right Type of Attic Insulation for Your Home
Choosing the Right Type of Attic Insulation for Your Home
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    The roof is arguably the most important part of the home; in fact, without a roof, a house can hardly be called a home. The roof provides comfort, security, and safety from the elements. So if the roof ends up with any kind of damage, it could end up compromising all of the qualities that the roof is supposed to provide. The roof is particularly susceptible to wear and tear since it is exposed to the elements, and in Indianapolis, those elements can be varied and unpredictable.


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Choosing the Right Type of Attic Insulation for Your Home

Your attic insulation has a major impact on how well your roofing system performs. That’s why it’s critical to choose the right type of insulation for your home’s specific needs and your local climate. Read on as Universal Roofing & Exteriors shares some tips.

Understanding R-Value

The R-value refers to the insulating material’s resistance to heat flow. A higher R-value corresponds to better effectiveness. Here are the most popular choices for attic insulation:

1. Spray foam insulation. This choice has one of the highest R-values, providing about 3.5 per inch for open-cell and 6.5 for closed-cell. Spray foam insulation is built with polyurethane and provides an effective thermal barrier for improved energy efficiency. Turn to a trusted roof repair expert like Universal Roofing & Exteriors for your installation. Our professional crew has the necessary training and experience to install your new attic insulation properly.

2. Loose-fill insulation. This may consist of fiberglass, cellulose or mineral wool. Loose-fill insulation works best in attics with little headroom and multiple obstructions, like cross-beams and vents. The installation process involves blowing the material over into the space and potentially even over existing insulation.

3. Blanket insulation. This type comes in batts and rolls, making it easier and faster to install. Fiberglass, plastic fibers, mineral wool and natural fibers are typically used for blanket insulation. If your attic comes with standard spaced beams and joists and with fewer obstructions, then this option is the way to go.

In addition to providing drone roof inspections, Universal Roofing & Exteriors offers high-quality attic insulation services. When you work with us for this project, we’ll make sure your home remains comfortable and energy-efficient no matter the season. We proudly serve Indianapolis, Zionsville and Fishers, IN. Call us today at (317) 257-0779 or fill out this contact form to schedule your free consultation.

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    No matter what kind of Indianapolis roofing project you need done, we at Universal Roofing & Exteriors can help you to achieve it. Whether you want your roof to be repaired or to be replaced completely, we can do it for you. We can send a contractor to examine your existing roof and let you know what needs to be done. Once their assessment is complete, they can give you various options on how to proceed. Once the roofing project gets started, our assigned contractor will make sure that it gets completed as efficiently and quickly as possible.


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There’s no better combination than experience, quality products, and a strong work ethic when it comes to choosing a central Indiana roofing company. That’s why we are confident you’ll be satisfied with our work—so confident that we guarantee your satisfaction before you pay a dime. That’s right­—no payment unless you’re satisfied. Get a free estimate from us by filling out our request form or calling us at (317) 257-0779 . We can’t wait to give your home the attention and care it deserves.

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