Understanding Vermiculite Insulation

Understanding Vermiculite Insulation

If you have been told you have vermiculite attic insulation, then start looking for qualified attic insulation removal. Vermiculite insulation is a type of insulation that is often found in older homes, but it is no longer used due to its potential to carry asbestos.

As described in the video, vermiculite insulation has a silver or coal color to it. It should be tested to see if it is positive for carrying asbestos. If it tests negative, it is not considered dangerous, but many homeowners will still replace it to increase the resale value of the house.

Call Atticare at 1-888-743-7243 if you need attic insulation removal near San Francisco. We also offer air duct repair, crawl space cleanup, and rodent proofing. Call us right away to get a free consultation regarding your insulation needs.

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