5 Signs You Need Your Insulation Replaced

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Home insulation isn’t something most people check regularly. It’s hidden inside the walls, the attic, and the crawlspace, so it’s easy to forget it’s even there!  Though insulation usually needs very little maintenance and can last for decades, it is important to watch for signs that your insulation is degrading and needs to be replaced. […]

Cellulose Insulation FAQs

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Valley Insulation represents one of Cincinnati’s top insulation companies. Our team specializes in NuWool Insulation for your home. Our company has been in business since 1977, and we understand how to install residential and commercial insulation. Today, we answer several FAQs about cellulose insulation for your home. What is cellulose insulation? Cellulose insulation is an […]

How Long Does It Take to Install Blown-In Cellulose Insulation?

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If you need new insulation installed for your home, you’re probably wondering how long the process will take. Well, the amount of time it takes to install blown-in cellulose insulation varies from project to project due to the following factors: The size of the house or area Where the insulation is installed If your old […]

How Deep Should Cellulose Insulation Be in Your Attic?

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Properly insulating your attic can prevent many unnecessary headaches and hassles. Having the correct amount of insulation not only reduces your energy costs but also ensures that your home remains at a comfortable temperature all year long. Proper insulation prevents erosion from water vapors and cuts back on heat buildup in your attic (which can […]

How Does Borate in Cellulose Insulation Prevent Pests?

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Are insects in your home a major concern? There are ways to kill or repel them, and some of the solutions may surprise you — like your home insulation.  Borate or borax in cellulose insulation can either kill bugs or work to repel them, helping to keep your home free from pesky pests. In today’s […]

Does Cellulose Insulation Smell? Our Home Insulation Expert Answers

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Cellulose insulation represents an eco-friendly option for your home’s exterior walls, attic, and interior walls. Whether you want insulation for sound-deadening properties, temperature control, or both, Valley Insulation can get the job done right. In today’s blog, our home insulation expert answers a frequently asked question, “Does cellulose insulation smell?” Related Post: How Borate Improves […]

Why You Should Replace Spray Foam With Cellulose Insulation

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Cellulose insulation is a state-of-the-art product that keeps your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. It’s not the only insulation product on the market, but it’s one of the most versatile and cost-effective. Today’s blog from Valley Insulation discusses several reasons why you should replace spray foam with cellulose insulation for […]

How Our Blown-In Insulation Machine Works

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Valley Insulation specializes in high-quality Nu-Wool cellulose insulation. Our blown-in insulation fills your attic to the proper depth, and it completely fills your walls up to 3-½ inches thick. In today’s blog from Valley Insulation, we describe how our blown-in insulation machine works. Related Post: Nu-Wool Recycled Insulation Facts and Figures One Giant Vacuum in […]

Invest Your Income Tax Return on Home Improvements Like Quality Nu-Wool Insulation

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Millions of Americans receive an income tax return every winter or spring. Why not consider investing your income tax return in a home improvement project? Not only does a home improvement project improve the value of your home, but you could also save money on utilities in the long run. Valley Insulation highlights how you […]

How Cellulose Insulation Prevents Costly Ice Dams on Your Roof

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Ice dams form on the roofs of buildings after snowstorms. They occur when the temperature of the roof warms up, melts the snow, and then causes water to trickle down towards the gutters. Once the water reaches the gutters, it refreezes and forms ice. The ice then weighs down the gutter and may cause damage, […]