What are some highly rated ceiling insulation batts?


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Two ceiling insulation batts that customers rate highly on the Home Depot website from Owens Corning are the R-13 Unfaced Insulation Batts and the R-30 Kraft Faced Insulation Batts. Two other ceiling insulation batts that receive high ratings from customers on the Lowes website are the Roxul Wood Stud R15 Unfaced Stone Wool Batt Insulation and the Johns Manville ComfortTherm R19 Faced Fiberglass Batt.

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The R-13 batt has an average customer rating of 4.7 out of five stars and costs less than $600 for 10 bags, as of 2016. The average customer rating for the R-30 batt is 4.9 out of five stars and are about $81 per bag. Customers state that Owens Corning offers cheaper batts than other brands, the batts are easy to install and provide adequate insulation. One review notes that the batts are difficult to carry up stairs and difficult to move around.

The Roxul batt is around $42 and rated at 4.8 out of five stars, as of 2016. Customers state that the Roxul batts are high quality, easy to cut and durable, but that they are expensive. The Johns Manville batt is under $53, with a customer rating of 4.5 out of five stars. Reviews state that the batts are easy to work with and install quickly. One negative review notes that the batts did not expand to the full size after opening, and that they need fluffing to reach full size.

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