Comfort is always a priority, whether you just invested in your first home, have recently moved into a new one, or are renovating your existing property. You want to make the area more comfortable for your household and your guests. One way you can do this is by investing in decent temperature regulation methods to … Continue reading How Much Can DIY Spray Foam Insulation Save You?
A great alternative to traditional fiberglass insulation is spray foam insulation. This expandable foam substance helps cut down utility costs as it blocks outdoor cold and heat. Additionally, it offers protection against moisture and reduces noise. If you’re looking to install spray foam insulation in your home, note that there are two types available: open-cell … Continue reading An Overview on the Cost of Spray Foam Insulation
A lot of preparations need to be done in anticipation of the winter months, including decorating homes, checking heating and cooling systems, and fortifying doors and windows. With the to-do list growing longer as the festivities draw near, homeowners might overlook preparations for one area of the house: the attic. The little space upstairs that … Continue reading Prepping the Upstairs: Ensuring a Winter-Ready Attic
Many homeowners welcome the winter full of thrills and anticipation. But without preparation and planning, the weather can be treacherous and cause a series of problems along the way. Cold-weather condensation, ice, snow, and chilly winds bring all sorts of damages and problems in their wake, to which your home is not impervious. Most household … Continue reading How to Prevent Ice Damming & Other Common Winter Problems
American households are no stranger to pink fiberglass insulation. Many homes have thick rolls of the material in their attic. In fact, at some point, it was the most popular choice for insulation. Made from extremely fine woven glass, fiberglass traps air to slow down the spread of heat or cold in a structure. It … Continue reading Addressing Skin Irritation and Other Health Risks of Pink Fiberglass Insulation
It has long been known that home insulation comes with many benefits. For one, it helps maintain a comfortable temperature in your home, all year round. For another, it reduces dampness in your basement or crawlspace, keeping your home at lower risk of mold infestation. But more importantly, it dramatically lowers your monthly energy bills, … Continue reading Fiberglass, Spray Foam, or Cellulose: Which Home Insulation Should You Choose?
Summer is a wonderful time to slow down, bond with the family, rekindle past hobbies, and spend plenty of time outdoors to just soak up the sun. But, such activities demand a comfortable home environment. Keeping your home cool during the summer months can be very expensive, but a little effort will go a long … Continue reading 10 Creative Ways to Stay Cool While Conserving Energy This Summer
When you realize that a sizeable sum of your hard-earned money goes to heating and cooling your home, you’d think of as many ways to reduce your energy consumption. Think no further: insulation could be the answer to helping you create a more energy efficient home. Insulation is, by far, the most practical and potent … Continue reading The Role of Insulation in Improving Thermal Comfort and Lowering Your Energy Bill
Today so many homeowners like to do-it-themselves and, in many cases, they do a darn good job. But in the world of construction, there are a few projects that are better left to the professionals. One of those is insulating your home. Here are 10 reasons insulation jobs can get tricky: Homeowners have a difficult … Continue reading Considering DIY? 10 Reasons to Leave Insulation to the Professionals
Insulation is seldom discussed but is crucial to the well-being, comfort, and protection of a family. Often, the original insulation installed will last for many years. But sometimes, problems happen, such as: Older homes that have insulation that is hazardous to the family’s health. Leaks in the roof of the house have damaged the existing … Continue reading A+ Quality in Every Insulation Installation