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There are various forms of insulation, made from diverse, unique materials. Specific techniques are available for the proper installation of each form. This section is provided as a resource for homeowners to understand specific details of installing cellulose insulation.

Some of the more common forms of insulation inlcude: Insulation Contractor blowing in cellulose insulation into a wall

Cellulose comes in a loose-fill form, batt and blanket form and can be applied as loose in open attics, dense packed into enclosed framing cavities or spray applied into open wall framing.

Every insulation type has its own unique installation requirements. This section is provided as a resource for homeowners and includes details specific to installing cellulose insulation.

CIMAC recommends using a professional insulation contractor for any type of insulation to achieve the best results and maximum energy savings. For cellulose insulation, it is important to select a contractor with experience installing cellulose. CIMAC Producer Members can provide recommendations for qualified contractors and installers.

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