An Insulation Contractor Explains When It’s Time to Replace Attic Insulation
You feel like you’re just not as comfortable as you should be. Your utility bills are running higher than usual. Certain rooms in your house either feel like you’re entering a volcano or a frozen tundra. So, maybe you blame your HVAC system. Or, you look at your windows. Or, maybe utilities are just rising … Continue reading An Insulation Contractor Explains When It’s Time to Replace Attic Insulation
Is Investing in Roof Insulation Worth It? Let’s Talk Numbers.
Heat flows from warmer to cooler areas until there is no difference in temperature. It’s that simple. So, no matter the season of the year, your home needs to be properly insulated, from the top down, if it’s to remain comfortable. More than comfort, because insulation is responsible for up to 70% of your home’s … Continue reading Is Investing in Roof Insulation Worth It? Let’s Talk Numbers.
How Better Attic Insulation Improves Indoor Air Quality
You’re exploring solutions related to improving your indoor air quality. As insulation installers, we answer a lot of homeowners’ questions regarding what causes poor indoor air quality and how better home and attic insulation can improve it. So, let’s dig into the details. Why It’s Smart to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality The Environmental Protection … Continue reading How Better Attic Insulation Improves Indoor Air Quality
This Isn’t Your Grandparents’ Fiberglass Ceiling Insulation
When it comes to home insulation, fiberglass is one of the most common and effective materials. But among some groups, it has struggled to shake a reputation of being unsafe. This may have been true early on, but today’s product isn’t your grandparent’s fiberglass insulation. It’s far superior. We’ll explain why — but first, a … Continue reading This Isn’t Your Grandparents’ Fiberglass Ceiling Insulation
Choosing Between Fiberglass and Cellulose Spray Insulation
A significant amount of energy can be lost through poorly insulated walls, floors and roofs. This can eat away at resources and be downright uncomfortable, especially in extreme temperatures, which Kansas City experiences throughout the year. Increasing a home’s insulation and reducing air leaks is one of the best ways to reduce energy waste. From … Continue reading Choosing Between Fiberglass and Cellulose Spray Insulation
Why Getting a New Roof Requires Calling an Insulation Contractor
So, you’ve decided it is time for a new roof. Although costly, once the project is complete, homeowners enjoy unmatched peace of mind and performance — so long as the project is done right. It is not uncommon for people to overlook insulation during a roof replacement. Many simply forget about it. Others don’t want … Continue reading Why Getting a New Roof Requires Calling an Insulation Contractor
Is Insulating Foam Effective for Your Home?
Do you know that insulation doesn’t have an expiration date? No matter how long it has been since you’ve insulated your home, it never actually stops working. With that in mind, the right home insulation solution is a one-time deal that can last you a lifetime. Close to 30% of your residency’s energy is wasted … Continue reading Is Insulating Foam Effective for Your Home?
Allergens Begone: How Insulation Addresses Air Quality
More than 50 million Americans experience different kinds of allergies each year, from pollen, mold, dust, insects, and other allergens. Allergic reactions can range from relatively harmless to life-threatening, and they are considered the sixth leading cause of chronic illness. It’s possible for what seems like a simple reaction to escalate to something severe. Furthermore, it’s not … Continue reading Allergens Begone: How Insulation Addresses Air Quality
Common Attic Insulation Problems and How to Solve Them
Hot air rises, and so will your energy bill if you have a poorly insulated attic. During fall and winter, 25% of heat escapes through the attic. That’s 25% of your heating costs wasted on heat energy that doesn’t do its job. This is why proper attic insulation is crucial to achieving an energy-efficient home. … Continue reading Common Attic Insulation Problems and How to Solve Them
Debunking Common Spray Foam Insulation Misconceptions
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average homeowner can save about 15% on heating and cooling costs by insulating certain areas of their home, like the attic and crawl spaces. Foam spray insulation is a great way to insulate your home and save money on your monthly energy bills. However, it’s also a very misunderstood product. … Continue reading Debunking Common Spray Foam Insulation Misconceptions