Insulation Facts

The process of insulating your attic can be time consuming and difficult. Working with Northern Virginia Insulation as your certified insulation contractor you will not only save money through utility rebates, but also save a lot of time which is very valuable to you. We have the expertise and knowledge needed to properly insulate your home or business and ensure that you get the performance you want for years. We've insulated many homes in Northern Virginia - Fredericksburg, Northern Neck,  and commercial properties as well. Installing attic insulation means proper moisture control, adequate ventilation and choosing the proper insulation for your specific needs. We've outlined the process of insulating your attic below.


Preparation of Attic Insulation:

  • Air seal penetrations from leaving space into attic.
  • Install baffles at eaves.
  • Install depth rulers.
  • Install intake and exhaust ventilation as needed.
  • Ventilate bathroom and kitchen fans if needed.
  • Weatherize attic access hatch.


Installation of Attic Insulation:


  • Blow in loose fill formaldehyde free loose fill fiberglass or cellulose inside attic to achieve appropriate R Value.
  • Post insulation certificate documenting company name, areas insulated and insulation type. This is very helpful if your home is ever inspected for energy efficiency or home sale.


You will find additional information on insulating your attic at the U.S. Department of Energy.


Please note: Northern Virginia Insulation is very aware of the importance of keeping your homes interior clean. All work done will have a drop cloth set up to keep your home and business neat and free from debris.