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Cellulose
Cellulose is our "tool of choice", we generally recommend using it where ever it will get the job done.

Cellulose is
  • Reasonably priced
  • Made from recycled paper so it is very "green"
  • Treated with borate which makes it very resistant to fire, insects and rodents
  • Fills all the little nooks and crannies because it is a blown in product
  • Suitable for use in walls and attics
  • Suitable for use in new construction and existing homes
  • Has an R-value of approximately 3.4 per inch allowing us to achieve recommended insulation levels in 2x6 walls and 2x12 rafters
Closed Cell Polyurethane Spray Foam
Closed Cell Foam is an excellent product which will work in almost all situations. We recommend foam in places where cellulose is not practical like basements, boxed ends, odd shapes or places where there is not enough space to get the desired R-value with other products.

Closed Cell Spray Foam is
  • The only product that provides a thermal barrier, an air barrier and a vapor barrier
  • Has a R-value of approximately 6.5 per inch which allows us to meet recommended insulation levels where space is limited
  • Fills all the little nooks and crannies because it expands to fit
  • Suitable for use in damp spaces like basements or under porches
  • Suitable for use in new construction and existing homes
Fiberglass Bats
Fiberglass Bats are the least expensive product to initially install as long as the frame spacing is 16" or 24" on center. We recommend fiberglass for sound dampening and for use in floors under radiant heat. Fiberglass can be used in the thermal envelope and still meet the recommended R-values for this climate zone. However, it is our feeling that the cost to heat the house will be higher making fiberglass more expensive than cellulose in the long term.

Fiberglass Bats are
  • The least expensive product initially
  • Have an R-value of approximately 3.4 per inch allowing ust to achieve recommended insulation levels in 2x6 walls and 2x12 rafters
  • Available with or without a Kraft Paper facing
Ultra Touch Cotton Bats
Cotton bats provide excellent sound dampening and can also be used in the thermal envelope. The bats are made from post consumer denim making them a very "green" product. The cotton is treated with borate and a mold inhibitor which makes it fire and mold resistant. The product contains no formaldehyde

Oregon Shepherd PermaLoft Wool Insulation
PermaLoft Wool can be blown into vertical cavities between framing members in walls. It is ideal for the remodel/retrofit project. This process allows for a simple, trouble-free methodology to insulate walls and ceiling. Insulweb is simply stapled over the framing members and the insulation is blown in the framing cavities.

Wool, with its unique fiber qualities, is naturally fire resistant. Untreated wool fiber will not support open flame. Oregon Shepherd’s loose fill insulation is treated, just as most insulation products, with a chemical solution to make it even more fire resistant. The difference is that our treatments are not petrochemicals; they are natural chemicals from the earth. Petrochemicals emit Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s); things like formaldehyde, benzene, and methane; not materials you would like to inhale on a daily basis.