Seeking Insulation Contractor
kindofblue100 | Posted in General Questions on
I wanted to ask who actually does insulation of BSI-043…I’m in Vedic City, Iowa…is there a contractor I can contact?
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For those that don't get the somewhat cryptic reference, the Building Science Corp article BSI-043 is an article about dense-packing cellulose.
looking for a contractor....
If you're just looking for a dense-pack cellulose contractor, you might start calling insulation installers to see if they do cellulose. Also, you can look at the various manufacturers, and see if they have information on dealers/installers local to you. For instance, here's the contact page for NuWool (cellulose manufacturer):
Other manufacturers include GreenFiber and CleanFiber. National Fiber is no more (https://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/article/new-cellulose-manufacturer-set-for-a-2018-launch).
Consider another option such as wet spray cellulose for walls.
I had a dense pack install in just a small section of interior wall for sound attenuation, by a crew who had supposedly just been factory trained, with the factory technical rep there for the install, and it still got screwed up - there is a 2" gap at the top of the wall, and the middle of the wall bulges bad.
Apparently subs who can do a successful dense pack install are far scarcer than one would think...