Spray Foam Insulation Vs Fiberglass Batts

When it comes to home insulation fiberglass batts remain as the #1 choice of many builders for wall cavity insulation, mainly because it is inexpensive. But not all that is inexpensive, is cost-effective . In this video, Larry Janesky -- owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver -- makes the case for avoiding the use of fiberglass batts in new construction.

Top Hometalk Projects

15 Genius Hacks to Keep Pests Away
30 Unbelievable Backyard Update Ideas
Get Ready For The Baseball Season With These Great Projects
30 Unbelievable Backyard Update Ideas
32 Space Saving Storage Ideas That'll Keep Your Home Organized
How A Little Bit Of Glitter Can Go A Long Way!
15 Amazing Things You Can Make With Dollar Store Gems
15 Unconventional Ways To Use A Tomato Cage
15 Ways To Upcycle And Create More Storage At The Same Time
Step-by-Step Painting Techniques You'll Want to Try!
14 DIY Must-Haves For All Camping Trips
Everything Red For Canada Day
21 Small Things You Can Do to Beautify Your Home This Weekend
Live Life In Color With These Amazing Ideas For Your Home
30 Unusual & Helpful Gardening Tips You'll Want To Know

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

  • Excellent advice. Although I also do spray foam work, we find ourselves doing a lot of flash and batt systems as the cost of foam as you know is expensive. The biggest thing people need to understand is stopping the air flow. But properly done paybacks can be in as little as 7 years! Great Video! Post more!

  • Houseworks Unlimited, Inc.
    on Feb 19, 2014

    Great informative video! We like 'flash and batt' also. That is the combination spray foam and fiberglass insulation batts.

Your comment...