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Insulapack Basement Bubble Insulation Features & Benefits
Insulating your basement is beneficial to the comfort of the whole house and will reduce the energy consumption required to heat or cool the home.
When finishing a basement, the most important thing to make sure of is that it’s properly insulated with basement insulation wrap, otherwise you are just going to create the perfect environment for mold and mildew. That’s not the kind of thing you want your family exposed to. Breathing in mold spores can lead to serious health problems, such as respiratory issues.
When a basement is finished but not properly insulated with basement foil wrap insulation, warm air from inside the finished space can come into contact with the foundation walls, behind the insulation. The foundation walls are going to be cooler because of the temperature of the soil on the other side. Warm air holds moisture. So, when the warm air encounters the cold foundation walls, it will start to cool. That’s when you get condensation. Not only in the walls, but basement ceiling insulation is also important for the home. The last thing you want is to have to deal with a mold problem after you have completed your renovation.
The benefits of Insulapack’s insulation creates a lot more than comfort. It is a fact that basement insulation is one of the most practical renovations that you can do, resulting in a dramatic energy requirement reduction which decreases energy usage thus lowering the utility bills (gas and electric) throughout all 4 seasons.
Basements have to be well-insulated with basement insulation wrap, perhaps even more so than other parts of the house to reap the benefits of cost savings. This does not mean that the other areas of the home should be neglected. Attics, garages, floors and any other areas close to the outside should be looked at. Normally, we do insulation inside the attic or walls of the home. But with an unheated basement, you might find that your uninsulated basement ceiling is leaking cold air into your space. So, basement ceiling insulation is essential to a fully insulated home. A basement that has a much higher insulation rating than required by the code, will also add real estate value to a home, especially with the newly introduced energy regulations governing home energy performance.
The occurrence of losing heat in winter and heat entering in summer is effectively stopped. Insulation performance (R-Value) is determined by the type of insulation installed. You want insulation that will not mold or be a haven for rodents and insects, will not absorb moisture through humidity and will not create any toxic fibers to be unleashed throughout the house. You also want the R value to remain constant notwithstanding large temperature changes. Insulapack’s basement insulation wrap provides all of these essential requirements. As well, air-laden moisture is prevented from collecting. The saving on heating and cooling the home will be ongoing.
Insulapack provides for enhanced thermal insulation (R-Value) beyond any comparable product. Thereby increasing the energy efficiency throughout the entire house
Insulapack Basement Fibre & Fibre-RT Insulation Features & Benefits
Insulapack’s basement fibre insulation creates a lot more than comfort. It is a fact that insulation in a basement is one of the most practical renovations that you can do, resulting in a dramatic energy requirement reduction and further resulting in decreased energy usage which lowers utility bills (gas and electric) throughout all 4 seasons.
The occurrence of losing heat in winter and heat entering in summer is effectively stopped. Insulation performance (R Value) is determined by the type of basement insulation installed. You want insulation that will not mold, nor be a haven for rodents and insects, nor will it absorb moisture through humidity and will not create any toxic fibres’ to be unleashed throughout the house. You also want the R value to remain constant notwithstanding large temperature changes. Our basement fibre insulation wrap offers the best results in all conditions.
Insulapack’s basement fibre insulation is also offered with a laminated vapour barrier for extra protection against condensation, mold and mildew. Our basement ceiling insulation is very effective towards heat resistance.
Insulapack’s basement fibre insulation provides all of the essential requirements to ensure the savings on heating and cooling for the home will be ongoing.
Do basements need ceiling insulation?
Yes, basements need ceiling insulation. Insulating the ceiling is important because it stops heat from escaping through the roof and helps to keep the basement warm in winter and cool in summer. By keeping these temperatures more consistent, it also helps to reduce energy costs. Proper insulation also helps to keep moisture out, which is important for preventing mold and mildew.
What R-value do I need for a basement ceiling?
The R-value that you need for a basement ceiling will depend on where you live, the climate and the type of insulation you are using. In colder climates, a higher R-value is usually recommended. Generally speaking, an R-value of at least R-13 is recommended for basements in colder climates. For warmer climates, an R-value of at least R-11 is recommended.
What are the advantages of inside basement insulation?
Basement insulation has many advantages for businesses.
Why should I insulate my basement?
Insulating your basement is an important step for improving the energy efficiency of your home and can result in significant cost savings over time. Proper insulation helps to keep cold air from infiltrating your home, reduces condensation and moisture issues, and makes the space more comfortable year-round.
Which one is more important between basement ceiling and wall insulation?
Basement ceiling insulation is generally considered to be more important than wall insulation when it comes to keeping a basement comfortable and energy efficient. Basement ceilings are typically closer to the outside environment, including areas of the home that are exposed to temperatures that fluctuate frequently and other environmental conditions such as wind, rain, and snow.
What factors should I consider before doing basement ceiling insulation?
When considering insulation for basement ceilings, there are several factors to consider. First and foremost is the type of insulation that is best suited for your particular application. Basements can be prone to moisture accumulation, so it’s important that your chosen insulation can withstand this extra humidity. Basement ceiling insulation should also be able to provide an adequate level of thermal protection.
Which insulation material is best for basement ceilings?
Basement Foil Wrap Insulation is an excellent choice for insulating basement ceilings. This insulation material provides superior thermal performance and protection against moisture, pests, and drafts. Basement Foil Wrap Insulation also helps keep the air circulating in your home and can help reduce energy bills by keeping the heat from escaping during cold winter months.