I had my walls done in blown-in fiberglass. I thought they did a great job, no voids and quite densely packed. The stud bays are noticeably “pillowed” out but I can go through and pack it pretty flat with little effort.
But the drywallers hate it. They say its a problem every time they do a job with blown-in. I told them all they have to do is push on it a bit but their response is “that’s not my job,” so naturally I’ve been doing it for them. They spec’d 5/8 for the whole house after seeing the insulation(OK with me).
They said normally they remove the excess but I was pretty clear I wanted to avoid that.
So my question is this: Is it normal for the insulation to pillow a bit like this? Did the insulators over-blow or are the drywall guys just lazy about dealing with it?
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