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Blanket Insulation Installation & How it Works

If you’re thinking of ways to save money this year, home insulation should be at the top of your list! Are you already starting research on different types of insulation? Wondering which kind is best for your project? Blanket insulation is one of the most widely installed types of insulation, used for both new home construction and retrofit jobs.

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If you’re ready to begin your blanket insulation project, get in touch with Gold Star Insulation by calling (916) 229-8445 or fill out the form on this page—or keep reading to learn more! 

What Is Blanket Insulation?

One of the most commonly installed types of insulation, blanket insulation comes in the form of batts or rolls. Batt insulation is available in pre-cut panels. Roll insulation comes with and without facing, and continuous rolls can be cut and trimmed to fit the space you need to fill. Batts and rolls are often made of fiberglass but can also be made from mineral (rock and slag) and other materials.

Blanket insulation is typically installed in spaces without any obstructions, such as unfinished walls, floors and ceilings. It is fitted between joists, studs and beams and is often used in new construction projects.

Blanket insulation can also be used as acoustical insulation for commercial buildings, as well as thermal insulation for areas inside the home, appearing most often in attics.

Call Gold Star Insulation at (916) 229-8445 for blanket insulation services! 


The R-value of fiberglass blanket insulation depends on its thickness. It has an R-value of approximately R-2.9 to R-3.8 per inch of thickness. High-performance fiberglass blanket and batt insulation have R-values between R-3.7 and R-4.3 per inch of thickness.

R-value can be a bit difficult to understand—but you’ll get all the information you need talking to an insulation professional.

Sacramento, CA Insulation Contractors

No matter your insulation needs, Gold Star Insulation is a good name to know if you live in Sacramento or a surrounding area.

Contact us or call (916) 229-8445 to learn more about our services today. 

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Energy Audits

Our team can help you save money with a home energy audit and air sealing services.


Our insulation team installs batt and blown-in fiberglass insulation.


Environmentally friendly and effective, cellulose works well in homes and buildings.

Spray Foam

Gold Star Insulation is a leading installer of spray foam insulation in the Sacramento area.

Radiant Barrier

An attic radiant barrier can help keep your home cooler and more comfortable.

Insulation Removal

Gold Star Insulation provides home insulation removal services.

Air Sealing

We are committed to saving you money by sealing your attic—which is the main source of air leaks in the home.

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