Hidden Home Dangers Image Gallery A worker sprays fiberglass over a spa
mold at Sundance Spas. Is insulation like fiberglass dangerous? See more
Apr 30, 2012 ... Fiberglass is said to have carcinogenic properties, so why is it still used for home
A lot depends on the type of insulation used in your house. About 90 percent of
insulated homes in the United States have fiberglass insulation. This type of ...
The main fiber-forming substance in fiberglass is glass. Fiberglass was first used
in the 1930s for home furnace filters and insulation. Fiberglass also is used to ...
Choose 15-inch widths for framing that is set 16 inches on center, or 23-inch widths for framing that is spaced 24 inches on center.
You can also buy longer rolls and cut them to the length you need. To fill small cavities around windows or elsewhere, tear small strip... More »
Feb 27, 2013 ... Fiberglass is used in many products, one if which is insulation. Fiberglass
insulation poses many health risks. Imagine what happens when a ...
The properties of fiberglass used in insulation. ... for InterNACHI inspectors to
understand the health risks associated with exposure to fiberglass insulation.
Poor indoor air quality can cause or contribute to the development of infections,
lung cancer and chronic lung diseases such as asthma. People who already ...
Fiberglass is a type of synthetic vitreous fiber (SVF). SVFs vary widely in use and
potential health effects. This fact sheet is limited to fiberglass and glass/mineral ...
Fiberglass insulation is all around you, but there are plenty of reasons you
shouldn't want it anywhere near you. Know the potential dangers of too much ...