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Stabilized Cellulose Insulation

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Stabilized Cellulose Insulation

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About Stabilized Cellulose Insulation

  • Great for wall applications, due to the added stabilization features
  • Superior sound control
  • Has a flexible R-value, based on the amount of material that is applied
  • Contains borate, making it a fire-retardant insulation
  • A loose, blown-in product that effectively seals cracks and small spaces

About Cellulose Insulation

Cellulose insulation is a fire retardant insulation product that also acts as a thermal and acoustical barrier, which is typically used for attics, walls and mid-floor applications.

What Is Cellulose Insulation?

Cellulose insulation is a loose insulation product that is typically made up of approximately 75% recycled paper. It can be installed in blown-in open attic applications and in wall cavity applications utilizing netting or by adding an adhesive and water to the product.
Cellulose insulation typically has borates or other similar chemicals added as a fire retardant and to reduce issues with insects. It is also an excellent thermal and acoustical barrier.

We Carry the Cellulose Insulation Brands You Want

Service Partners has a large selection of cellulose insulation products to suit residential and commercial applications of all shapes and sizes. We also carry cellulose brands, including Greenfiber, and International Cellulose Corporation. Your local Service Partners team can help you find the right cellulose insulation brand for your application.

Cellulose Insulation Supplies Near You

Service Partners has over 75 local branches across the United States to meet the needs of our contractor partners all over the U.S. Our local branches have friendly, knowledgeable pros to help you find the best cellulose insulation supplies to meet your budget and application needs. We also provide next-day delivery and service to keep your project running on time. Get in touch with us today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where in a building or home is stabilized cellulose insulation normally used?
Stabilized cellulose insulation is engineered for use by contractors in wall applications. It is a cellulose product and contains borate as a fire retardant, but stabilized cellulose insulation has an additional product added to allow the material to bind together in a wall application. Typically this additive is an adhesive and when combined with water, activates the adhesive to hold the insulation in place.
What are the R-values for stabilized cellulose insulation?
Stabilized cellulose insulation is a loose, blown-in insulation product, which means that it is flexible in terms of R-value. R-value performance is determined by the depth of the material that is installed. As more stabilized cellulose insulation is applied, the higher the R-value becomes.
In what geographies can stabilized cellulose insulation be used?
Since stabilized cellulose insulation is a loose, blown-in insulation product, it allows the product to be utilized in any geography across the United States, due to the ability to create a higher R-value by applying more product. To find out what R-value your specific climate area needs, contact your local Service Partners team today!
Can stabilized cellulose insulation be used in residential or commercial construction?
Stabilized cellulose insulation is an insulation product that is typically applied in wall cavities, due to its ability to bind together within the wall, and it is usually found in residential construction. Although it can be utilized in commercial applications in any climate in the U.S. as needed, as well.

Cellulose Insulation Benefits

Cellulose insulation provides a high fire safety rating, an excellent acoustic and thermal barrier, and ease of installation in small spaces, and it can be used in all climate zones.

Very Good Fire Rating

Cellulose insulation products typically include borates and other fire retardant materials that give them excellent fire ratings and resist the spread of flames. When you are looking for an insulation product with a high fire safety rating for your commercial or residential construction application, our Service Partners pros can help you find the right cellulose insulation product for you.

Excellent Acoustic and Thermal Qualities

Cellulose insulation is a great choice for use as a thermal and acoustical barrier in both residential and commercial construction types. The thermal barrier qualities help to keep out moisture, coming from both the exterior and interior, and the acoustic barrier is especially helpful in open ceiling applications in commercial construction.

Easy to Install in Cracks and Tight Spaces

Because it is a loose product with blown-in installation, cellulose insulation can easily be applied to fill small spaces, and it provides better air sealing than many other insulation products. This quality also provides reduces air infiltration, as well as reduces overall sound in a home or building.

Used in All Climate Zones

Cellulose insulation is able to be used by contractors in any insulation or climate zones across the United States, since the R-value is determined by the amount of product that is applied. Additionally, since it is a very dense product by nature, it has a high R-value per inch.

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