Attic Insulation Contractors in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, and Hampton areas.
- The attic space is limited or difficult to work in
- Insulation is wet or damp ( caused by leaks)
- If you have had a recent pest infestation
- Dryer vents from the kitchen, bathroom or clothes dryer exhaust moist air into the attic instead of outside
- Little to no ventilation in the attic
- Out-of-date electrical wiring like knob and tube can become a fire hazard when in contact with insulation
Get an Attic Insulation Inspection
When you reach out to Universal Insulation Doctor, we will set up an appointment with one of our insulation experts to inspect your attic insulation.
Whether you need new attic insulation for a new home or you are looking to inspect the existing attic and crawl space insulation, we will assess the situation to find the right solution for your needs. We will determine if we need to remove your existing insulation and start over, or if we can just add to your existing insulation.
Our inspectors are trained to look for signs of rodent or wildlife nesting, droppings or urine.
We offer video or pictures of the before and after if requested, just let us know.
Attic Insulation Installation Options
Now that you’ve had an attic insulation inspection, one of these options will be recommended for your home. We can provide insulation installation in a finished or unfinished attic.
Our qualified attic insulation installers will get the work done with:
New Attic Installation
This option is for a home with an attic that needs new insulation, a home that needs new insulation installed due to old insulation not meeting the correct R-value, or a home that has insulation contamination caused by moisture damage or pest infestation. Learn more about our insulation removal process.
- Drafty rooms
- There has been roof leaks
- Uneven temperatures between rooms
- High heating or cooling bills
- Contamination from wildlife has occured
How do you know if you need to replace your attic insulation?
- Water damage, moisture-related issues such as airborne contaminants
- Pest infested or animal damage
- Degraded due to age or other issues
- Hazardous insulation (Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite)
- Fire damage
Do you have contaminated insulation in your attic?
When wildlife such as rodents, squirrels, raccoons and other unwanted visitors nest and make a mess in your attic and crawl space insulation, attic insulation removal and reinstallation is the only option. Learn more about our insulation removal process.
If pests are a problem in your attic, Universal Insulation Doctor uses our special Universal Pest Guard Insulation™ Attic Insulation System. This is our exclusive insulation system that includes a cellulose or fiberglass insulation product with a pest control blend. This will help control insects that come in contact with the treated attic insulation and mitigate future issues.
We will offer photos of the findings and the process if requested. Just let us know!
Attic Installation Capping
Our qualified insulation inspectors at Universal Insulation Doctor may recommend additional insulation added to your existing insulation instead of complete removal.
What is R Value? R value is an insulating material’s resistance to conductive heat flow measured or rated in terms of its thermal resistance or R value — the higher the R value, the greater the insulation effectiveness. The R value depends on the type of attic insulation, its thickness, and its density. The recommended level for most attics is to insulate to R-49 or about 15 to 16 inches, depending on the insulation type.
Sometimes your insulation may be worn down, has settled some, or is just not pulling its weight. If you don’t have any pest damage or other issues with the existing attic insulation, opting to add more is a great way to increase your insulation efficiency. Not to mention a great way to reduce heating and AC bills.
If you feel your insulation levels in your attic do not meet the recommended R-49, contact Universal Insulation Doctor today for your free quote.
Get a free inspection today to find out how much insulation you need in your home this season.
What type of Attic Insulation is used?
Universal Insulation Doctor takes pride in the materials we use for your attic insulation. Cellulose insulation with a pest control blend is our top product. Your energy efficiency will provide huge savings in the warmer and cooler months.
Cellulose Insulation with a Pest Control Blend
Our Universal Pest Guard Insulation™ System is an exclusive system you can only find here at Universal Insulation Doctor. To be licensed to install this product, the company must also be a licensed pest control company.
Universal Insulation Doctor partners with Universal Pest and Termite to make this happen. Not only does this product fully insulate your attic, but it also provides pest control against spiders, silverfish, and many more unwanted insects. This type of insulation is perfect for long-term mitigation of insect infestation.
It’s made of recycled post-consumer paper, and with a higher R-rating it’s a great option for your attic. Install our Universal Pest Guard Insulation™ System in your attic today.
Also, don’t forget to check to see if you qualify for a tax credit for your insulation project!
Fiber-Guard Attic Insulation by Universal
“Control unwanted insects while saving on your energy bill”
Universal offers our exclusive Fiber-Guard Attic Insulation . This is our premier insulation service. We offer two options. We can use our attic insulation vacuum to remove the old insulation that exists now in your attic and replace it with new, clean Fiber-Guard Attic Insulation. If you are searching for a way to lower your power bill, increase the value of your home, keep out unwanted insects in your attic and keep your loved ones happy and healthy, then fiberglass insulation from Universal is a perfect choice. At Universal Insulation, we have been serving the needs of families in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton and surrounding cities for more than 23 years.
A fiberglass attic insulation product with an insect pest control blend. Help control unwanted insects that live and nest in your attic while saving on your AC and Heating bill. This is our premier service.
A Premier Attic Insulation Product
You Deserve Options
Universal Insulation Doctor and Universal Pest & Termite offer a full-service option when it comes to attic insulation. Our equipment can install cellulose as well as fiberglass insulation. Our inspectors are trained to do a full inspection of your attic and crawl space and sit down with you to explain the differences between the different types of insulation available for your home. No high-pressure sales force, just a qualified local insulation inspector.
There are two material choices for loose-fill: Fiberglass / Cellulose Insulation.
Fiberglass Insulation includes sand or recycled glass and is lighter in weight than cellulose and mineral wool. However, it settles more than these materials, which means you need a thicker layer to insulate your attic well. This product is offered with (Fiber-Guard) or without a pest control blend.
Cellulose Insulation includes recycled post-consumer paper that is fiberized and packed tightly to inhibit airflow. This is the most used material in insulation. This product is offered with (PestGuard) or without a pest control blend.
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