Attic Insulation: Faced or Unfaced

New Home Construction Valley Insulation

Air migrates from warmer spaces toward colder spaces, and insulation is designed to slow or stop that migration. Because attics reflect outside temperatures, attic insulation is essential to maintaining a comfortable temperature in your home year-round.  The experts at Valley Insulation explain attic insulation — specifically, batting attic insulation and facing materials. Whether you choose […]

Drilling Holes for Wall Insulation? How We Protect Your Home

Bag of Cellulose Insulation

Valley Insulation has more than 40 years of experience in the insulation industry in Greater Cincinnati. We can install high-quality wall insulation within a new or existing residence or business property. The drill and blow method may sound complicated, but we take great care to protect your home and leave it looking good as new. […]

Is Cellulose Insulation Flammable?

Valley Insulation installing cellulose insulation

  One of the things that we are most often asked regarding our cellulose insulation is how a product made out of recycled newspaper could not be a fire hazard. It is a question that makes sense — newspaper is combustible — so is cellulose insulation flammable? The answer is no. Federal regulations require insulation […]

Saving Money with Blow-In Insulation: Is it Worth the Investment?

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Are you looking for a cost-effective way to keep your home at the perfect temperature all year round? Blow-in insulation is an easy and inexpensive way to do just that. Cellulose insulation, specifically, is one of the most affordable types of insulation, and it’s also one of the most effective. Valley Insulation explains why blow-in […]

Common Maintenance Issues for Home Insulation

Man installing batts of insulation

As time passes, older homes may suffer from common issues that can reduce the efficiency of your insulation. This is important to monitor because poor insulation quality can have a negative impact on the health of your family. It can also cause heating and cooling bills to skyrocket. There are several problems to watch for […]

What You Should Do if Your Cellulose Insulation Gets Wet

Installation of nu-wool cellulose insulation.

What Happens When Cellulose Insulation Gets Wet Cellulose insulation is a type of insulation that is taking over in the insulation world. It is made from recycled newspaper and is treated with borate in order to make it fire-retardant and insect-resistant. Small amounts of moisture and humidity do not negatively impact cellulose insulation, so it […]

What Should Be in Your Winter Home Emergency Kit?

Snow falling outside a home

Winter is here, bringing with it cold, snow, and ice. It’s a great idea to get your home prepped for the weather, including servicing your heater, checking your home insulation, and taking care of any needed repairs. But you should also have a few key supplies on hand in case of an emergency. Valley Insulation […]

5 Signs You Need Your Insulation Replaced

Cellulose insulation

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. […]

How to Find Out Where Home Air Leaks Are Coming From

Caulking to prevent air leaks

Who doesn’t want to reduce energy costs? Air leakage in the home is equivalent to energy loss, so you may see higher heating and cooling bills. By understanding, locating, and sealing air leaks in your home, you can save a lot of money. Read on to learn how to identify and fix air leaks in […]