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Owens Corning

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R-38 Kraft Faced Insulation Batts 16 in. x 48 in.

$47.48 / each
If you buy 15 or more
$33.24 / each
  • Soft to touch, pre-cut widths to fit between studs and joists
  • Greenguard GOLD certified & verified to be Formaldehyde free
  • Offers exceptional thermal and sound control performance

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EcoTouch insulation is the reinvention of fiberglass insulation from Owens Corning, the industry leader that invented fiberglass insulation. Install our insulation with confidence knowing that over 70 years of innovation and experience has gone in the making of EcoTouch insulation. Unlike traditional fiberglass insulation, Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation contains more than 99% natural ingredients consisting of minerals and plant-based compounds and is verified to be formaldehyde free. Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation is third-party certified to include a minimum of 65% total recycled content for unfaced insulation and 58% for kraft faced insulation. Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation helps to control sound and temperature - keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

  • Dimensions: 12 in. x 16 in. x 48 in., 8 piece (42.67 sq. ft. / bag)
  • Application: Attics
  • Provides thermal performance and helps lower monthly heating/cooling costs
  • Check with your local building department or building official on the need for a vapor retarder facing on ceiling insulation
  • If your joist cavities are completely filled, lay unfaced insulation in long runs perpendicular to the joists
  • Department of energy recommends an R-30 to R-60 for attics
  • You need 20 in. of insulation to reach an R60 in your attic
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How many square feet are in a bag

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According to the Product Overview: •Dimensions: 12 in. x 16 in. x 48 in., 8 pieces (42.67 sq. ft./bag)
If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact a representative at your local Home Depot ProDesk and they will be happy to assist you. Or you can call 1-800-HOME-DEPOT (1-800-466-3337) and a someone will be happy to assist you as well. Thank you for your inquiry!
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have a look in the "dimensions part"
Dimensions: 12 in. x 16 in. x 48 in., 8 piece (42.67 sq. ft. / bag)
IE - 42.67 square feet per bag
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how much insulation do i need need for a 11x14 ceiling with cathedral ceilings

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Hi Wharry,
To calculate how much insulation you'll require, you'll need to calculate the roof pitch/slope in order to gauge the area being covered with the batt insulation. Also if your joist/rafter spacing is greater than 16" on center, then you will require more material for cutting and shaping. 11'X14' is 154 sq. ft. and each package covers approximately 44 sq. ft... So my estimate is that you'll Read More
Hi Wharry,
To calculate how much insulation you'll require, you'll need to calculate the roof pitch/slope in order to gauge the area being covered with the batt insulation. Also if your joist/rafter spacing is greater than 16" on center, then you will require more material for cutting and shaping. 11'X14' is 154 sq. ft. and each package covers approximately 44 sq. ft... So my estimate is that you'll need approximately 4-5 packages of insulation at minimum to complete your job depending on roof shape and complexity.
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Thank you for your inquiry. If you are using R38 15" X 48" Batts = 42.67 SF/Pkg to insulate an area 11' x 14' = 154 sf/ft you will need approixmately 4 packages to insluate the area. If the 11' x 14' is just one side of the roof, then you would double that to approixmatley 8 packages. I hope this addresses your question. Good luck with your project.
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do these batts of insulation come in 48" pieces?

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Hi Mike,
Yes they do... They're four feet long by 16 inches wide and about 12' thick when installed. Additionally, each package contains 8 separate batting pieces.
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R38 Kraft faced batts come in 16" X 48" and 24" X 48". These come as batt-in-bag. For specific availability contact your local The Home Depot store.
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Do I have to use air baffles all the way up on a cathedral ceiling in a 2 by 12 frame

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The product instructions indicate that cathedral ceiling products should be friction fit between rafters. The product should be installed to provide a minimum 1" ventilation passageway between the roof deck and insulation and use vent baffles.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Not Happy With What They Put My Wife Through When Picking Up Paid in Full Online Order..... Product is good - this is my second year in a row to purchase same for continuation of a DIY project - JRD. June 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Home Insulation Project My home was built in 1979 with approximately 8" of blown-in insulation (Virginia Climate). Put Owens Corning R-38 on top of existing insulation and it keeps the upper floor cool and quiet. This is an excellent product and has the facing for moisture control. Easy to install and very effective. Would recommend this product to anyone with an older home or to supplement existing insulation. Additionally, this product is well worth the cost because of it's heat resistance and area coverage. August 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Went down well My husband and son put this down in half of our attic. They wore masks, gloves, long sleeves, and their eyeglasses. We had bat exclusion done and the old R19 insulation was pulled up and disposed of. They had to get this down before cold weather. My husband liked these batts much better than those that were excluded! Seriously, he preferred the batts to the rolls. They went down easily and now we're up to R38. We bought enough to do the rest of the attic next year. I could feel a difference right away in the temperature of the two rooms and hallway where this insulation was laid above. October 31, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by So far so good A HD sales person came to my house conducting a Window Replacement project measurement suggested me to apply additional insulation to my attic, so I did the research. I purchased almost a dozen of this R38 insulation and applied them myself to the attic. I can feel a big difference even when I only finished half of the attic that my entire 2nd floor cools down a lot even during weather with strong sunshine. Very happy with it, will see how much cost on heating bill I could save during winter time August 12, 2014
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