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When to Remove Old Attic Insulation

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Why should you remove your attic insulation? A lot of people have a very common question as to why should the attic insulation be removed, well everything has its lifespan after which it needs to be replaced. Other than that, the other benefits to removing your insulation or when to remove your insulation are.

A few of the many being water and fire damage, smoke into the insulation, contamination of smoke smell, and so on and so forth. You can remove insulation for a simple reason such as for upgrading an electrical switch, installing pot lights, or some other kind of lights, wiring, or if you want to redo the wires. I mean you got no other choice than to remove the insulation as it blocks the switchboards or the wires. And anyways not like it's all that difficult to remove and refit the insulating material.

Another reason why one would want to remove the insulation is because of contamination from vermin and other rodents. Once they disperse you can clean up the insulating material and install some fresh ones. A very common reason for removal of insulation material would be sucking the insulation out once the mold removal job is done where there was or still is mold contamination. Molds from brushing, dry ice blasting or even soda blasting have spot removals and you don't want the spores laying in the insulation so you suck it out with a large vacuum system. So if you've had your insulation removed and are looking to install a fresh ceiling insulation blanket, go take a quick look on the internet.