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Blown-in Insulation: Cost Factors



The cost of blown-in insulation installation will increase or decrease based upon a number of factors. This article is intended to provide you a checklist of questions to ask yourself and your contractor. For information about the cost in your area, take a look at the ProMatcher Insulation Cost Report.

This key will serve as your guide:

$0 = No additional cost
$ = Standard cost
$$ = Additional cost


Questions to Ask Yourself:

Is the insulation being installed in an existing home?

$ - When the insulation is installed during new construction.

$ - When the insulation is installed during a major remodel or renovation project.

$$ - When the insulation is installed in an existing home.

Does the existing insulation need to removed?

$0 – When there is no existing insulation or the existing insulation does not need to be removed.

$$ - When the existing insulation needs to be removed prior to the installation of the new insulation.

What type of insulation do I want to install?

$ - For blown-in, cellulose insulation.

$$ - For blown-in, fiberglass insulation.

$$$ - For blown-in, mineral wool insulation (typically slag wool or rock wool).

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Where will the insulation be installed?

$ - When the insulation is installed in an attic or crawl space.

$$ -When the insulation is installed between floor joists or in wall cavities. (This may entail patching drywall or making other structural modifications)

$$$ - When insulation is installed throughout the entire home.

Is area being insulated easily accessible?

$0 - When the area is easily accessible.

$$ - When the area is difficult or more dangerous to access (This may require additional safety equipment).

$$- When there are many obstacles to navigate. (This may include duct work, electrical work, and plumbing.)

Does any additional ventilation need to be installed in the attic?

$0 - When no additional ventilation is required.

$$ - When an attic fan needs to be installed.

$$ - When duct work needs to be installed to provide additional ventilation to the attic.

Ask the Pro:



1. Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?

2. Do you have any references?

3. What type of blown-in insulation would you recommend for my home?

4.How much can I expect to save on my monthly energy bills by installing this type of insulation?

5. How long do you expect the installation of the insulation to take?

6. What type of maintenance does this type of insulation require?

7. Does any additional ventilation need to be installed in the attic?

8. Does the insulation come with a manufacturer’s warranty?

9. Is there a warranty on the installation?

10. What is estimated R-value of the installed insulation?

11. Is this insulation compliant with local building codes?

12. Is cleanup included in the cost estimate?

13. Is this type of insulation vulnerable to damage from excess moisture?

14. Are all additional materials, such as sealing tape and fasteners, included in the quote?

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