Cellulose Insulation | PolyEurethane Insulation | FAQ's
The BEST investment that the new home builder can make is choosing an upgraded insulation package. Insulation is one element of the homes construction that is extremely difficult to re-do if it is even attempted.
An upgraded insulation package can save the new home owner roughly 25-30% in heating costs. Each $1,000 added to a new mortgage converts to approximately $6 per month. Savings on the front end are a plus!
Truax & Hovey Ltd has been helping people through the new construction process for over 50 years. Let our experts put together the perfect package for your new home today!
Truax & Hovey are distributors of the finest quality spray foam insulation:
- Cocoon: US Greenfiber's cocoon cellulose insulation delivers permanent, high efficiency thermal insulation and effective R-value, has permanent and proven fire resistance providing added safety, reduces nuisance noise when used in walls, offers a more comfortable living space, and is made from at least 80% recycled paper fiber, and supports energy conservation programs focused on environmental responsibility.
- HEATLOK: The HeatLok 3-in-1 barrier system offers the three essential elements for the building enveloped into a single step. The wide range of applications for the HeatLok system include wood and metal framing, ceilings, floors, roofs, attics, crawl spaces, basements and foundations.
Q: How much insulation should I put in my attic?
A: The minimum recommended R-value is R-38, however, we recommend an R-50 in all attics.
Q: What about air sealing?
A: Air sealing is part of our insulation packages.
Q: How can I insulate a vaulted ceiling?
A: Spray-foam insulation is the ONLY way to insulate a vaulted ceiling.
Q: How can I insulate concrete walls?
A: Spray-foam insulation is the best way to insulate concrete walls.
Q: Should I insulate my garage?
A: Yes, even if you do not plan to heat the garage. We recommend insulating with fiberglas batt insulation.