How to Get Rid of Insulation Itch

How to Get Rid of Insulation Itch

If you are looking for a solution to insulation itch, then perhaps you would already know that it is the result of fiberglass insulation. Fiberglass is a little fluffy substance, which can give you persistent and irritating itch. Although this material is extensively used, it has the tendency to use tiny fibers which cause bad itching. Here are some ways to get rid of this itch.

First of all, while working with this material, make sure that you have covered yourself completely with clothes. Wear full sleeved clothes and also make sure that the fiber doesn't sneak through the space between the collar and neck. Once you are done with the work, before getting back to your house or the living room, ensure that you have brushed off the fiber completely from the clothes. Also, if possible, remove the clothes outside. 

If you are feeling itchy, the first step would be to take a bath. Use a medicated soap which will help alleviate itching. While bathing, wash your hands properly as it may still have some traces of the fiber. Make sure that you wash your body thoroughly in order to get rid of any remaining particles. 

If the itch is not going away even after the bath, you can apply some coconut oil to the affected area. If there is some camphor in the house, mix it with the oil. This may give you instant relief. You can also apply cold milk to the affected area to get rid of the itching problem. The milk may work where other things have failed.