That nasty insulation you are speaking of would be the squirrel, mouse and rat feces / latrines which harbor deadly bacteria and viruses. Not counting the dead carcasses of all of the above.
The dust from cellulose, fiber glass and…"
"Amen Mr. Bud Poll.
You are absolutely correct. Now if more of the public educate themselves so they can protect themselves from being conned into wasting their energy dollars with the words "cheap compared to" .
The old saying…"
"It's Me again. Sorry to swim against the flow but cellulose is a disaster. Dusty, causes allergies, asthma, molds, settles losing R-value, rodents love it, bridges when blown into existing walls, soaks moisture and on and on. Fiber glass is…"
"Do your self and your wallet a favor and get injection foam. The traditional insulation's are not worth the dust, allergy's, rodents, bugs and loss of "R" value with time. Do your research and you will not buy anything else.…"
"The reason I am not open to anything else is stated below, but I forgot to mention that foam WILL pay for itself with energy cost saving's. As the inevitable price increases occur the saving's will only increase. Compared to fiber glass or…"
"A quality foam job seals every size and shape of hole with out question. Quality foam adheres to the structural framing members. The foam I spray has little to no odor issues. Have had customers with in 20 ft of actual spraying and they were not…"
"“Not all glass wool fibers cause cancer – only certain ones that enter the respiratory tract (inhalable), and remain in the lungs for long periods of time (biopersistent), are likely to cause cancer in humans”
the above are your…"
"Sorry to say but you totally missed the boat by not using foam insulation. Wool creates allergy and asthma problems. Wool does not stop air permeation, Rodents and insects love the stuff for nesting.
I do historic homes both here in Huntsville Al.…"
"NEVER use closed cell in an attic space! Closed cell is just that, water will not pass threw. So you get a leak in your roof, the water will go some where. It may build up, evaporating back into the attic space, it may find it's way to an…"