Foam attic insulation

Asked March 6, 2019, 9:32 AM EST

I am replacing my attic insulation in Texas. Insulation company recommending foam insualrion and I understand the benefits but have also read about humidity issues and potential epa warnings. Should I use foam in Texas and are health concerns legitimate

Collin County Texas

1 Response

Howdy,

Insulation requirements and effects can vary based on local, county, and state requirements. I would note that you need to make sure that you still have ventilation into your attic; otherwise you can trap moisture inside your house. For more information, please check: https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/weatherize/insulation/types-insulation

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