How-To:Videos,Tips & Hints

These videos cover everything you need to know about CertainTeed products, including product education, application and installation.


GettingStarted

A basic introduction on how CertainTeed’s Fiberglass Insulation products create a better living environment for you and your family, as well as features and benefits, product options, packaging, proper equipment and "dos and don’ts."


Energy Efficient Homes/CertainTeed Insulation

Cutting costs and increasing comfort can be simpler than many home owners realize. Adequate insulation and proper sealing and caulking can save you up to 20% on heating and cooling costs. Visit www.certainteed.com/insulation for more information


Moisture Management, Air Tightness, Thermal & Acoustics = Complete Comfort

Drew Brandt, Vice President of Marketing for CertainTeed Insulation, quickly discusses how CertainTeed's Insulation and MemBrain play a critical role in a building's overall comfort and efficiency. This video comes from GreenBuild 2013 in Philadelphia, PA.


What's Next in Insulation

Lucas Hamilton, Manager, Building Science Applications for CertainTeed, quickly goes over the features and benefits of CertainTeed's Sustainable Insulation, and Hybrid Insulation Systems, and how they can vastly improve the efficiency and performance in a building. This video comes from GreenBuild 2012 in Toronto, Canada.


CertainTeed Fiber Glass Insulation Videos
Sand to Glass to Fiber Glass

All of Earth’s creatures use insulation to keep warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Most humans depend on fiberglass to keep their homes insulated. CertainTeed shows you how they manufacture their products from sand to glass to fiber glass.


The Facts: Health & Safety Information About Fiber Glass Insulation

A look at the proper ways to safely handle CertainTeed’s fiber glass insulation products, including information on product health effects, proper personal protection equipment, "dos and don’ts" and proper first aid measures.


The Right Way to Insulate with the OPTIMA System

An overview of CertainTeed’s Optima Blown in Blank System (BIBS), including features and benefits, proper installation equipment and techniques for various applications.


Sidewalls and Unheated Areas

A how-to on installing CertainTeed’s fiberglass faced and unfaced insulation into different applications, including interior walls, steel studs and unheated areas.


Attics & Cathedral Ceilings with Batts

A how-to on installing CertainTeed’s fiberglass insulation batts into attic and cathedral ceiling applications


CertainTeed Loose Fill Insulation Videos
Blowing Attics with Insulsafe Part 1

An overview of CertainTeed’s Insulsafe SP product, including in depth information on blowing machines, how much insulation to use and techniques for proper attic installation. (Part 1 of 2)


Blowing Attics with Insulsafe Part 2

An overview of CertainTeed’s Insulsafe SP product, including in depth information on blowing machines, how much insulation to use and techniques for proper attic installation. (Part 2 of 2)


True Comfort Blown-in fiber glass insulation installation guidelines

The True Comfort program is designed to make attic retrofit insulation jobs easy for all contractors. This video will guide you through each step of the project, showing just how easy it is to add attic retrofits to the services you provide your customers.


Blowing Machine Videos
Adjusting Blowing Machine Settings

A guided tour of different manufacturers’ blowing machine parts, as well as how to make proper setting adjustments to ensure CertainTeed’s Insulsafe product is installed to meet material standards.


Troubleshooting Your Insulating Blowing Machine

A how-to on troubleshooting common problems that may arise while you’re installing CertainTeed’s InsulsafeSP product and how to quickly and easily resolve them.


CertainTeed CertaSpray Videos
Product Overview

A basic introduction to CertainTeed’s CertaSpray open and closed cell components, applications, features and benefits.


Installation Equipment

A guided tour through the different components of a full CertaSpray installation system, including transfer system, proportioner, heated hose assembly, gun assembly, air compressor and electric generator.


Health & Safety

An informational video on the proper ways to safely handle CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product, including product health effects, proper personal protection equipment, "dos and don’ts," as well as proper first aid measures.


Applying CertaSpray

A step-by-step guide on properly applying CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product, including surface preparation, masking, application techniques and excess foam removal


Material Handling & Storage

An in-depth look into how to safely and properly handle, store, clean up and dispose of CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product.


Troubleshooting

A how-to on troubleshooting common problems that may arise while applying CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product and how to quickly and easily resolve them


Contact Info

Interested in additional CertaSpray training opportunities? Contact CertainTeed to learn how you can become a certified installer, or for more information on any of the products we offer


2012 Exterior Living Spaces™ Home Makeover - CertaSpray® Webisode

2012 Exterior Living Spaces™ Home Makeover winners, Craig and Allison Pohl use CertainTeed CertaSpray® Foam Insulation to seal gaps and add rigidity to the walls of their 112 year old farmhouse, and InsulSafe® blown in insulation provides a high R-value blanket in the attic. All part of the highly efficient CertaWall™ system.


NAIMA's How to Install Batt Insulation 3 Part Video Series

This instructional 3-part video series from The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA), was developed to assist insulation contractors, home energy raters and home insulation installers meet RESNET Grade I criteria with fiber glass batt insulation. Meeting the RESNET Grade 1 insulation criteria with batt insulation can be easily and cost-effectively achieved if the insulation and air-sealing package are installed with professionalism and care. 

 

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How to Install Batt Insulation: Part 1 - The Pre-Insulation Walk Through

Takes the viewer through a pre-insulation walk-through of an ENERGY STAR® Home and addresses all areas that must be insulated to meet RESNET Grade 1 insulation installation requirements.


How to Install Batt Insulation: Part 2 - Insulating Tips from the Pros

Shows professional insulation contractors demonstrating how to install batt insulation and provides time saving, job staging and insulating tips.


How to Install Batt Insulation: Part 3 - Insulation Inspection

Takes the viewer through a pre-drywall insulation inspection and covers issues such as insulation compression, vapor retarder facings, insulating around light fixtures, pipes, electrical wires, outlets, intricate framing areas, cantilevers, and much more.

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