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

Ice Dam Formation and How Insulation Prevents It

While picturesque, ice dams are not welcome sights. They can cause water damage to your roof and attic. Worse, the sharp icicles hanging off an ice dam are safety hazards. If any of them fall or if the ice dam itself falls, they may cause serious injury and even death. Read on to learn about … Continue reading Ice Dam Formation and How Insulation Prevents It

How to Insulate a Crawl Space: A Complete Guide

Crawl space damage costs homeowners an average of $5,500 nationwide. Typical crawl space damage repair costs $1,500-$15,000 in repairs. The average cost doesn’t include repairs for the effects of poor crawl space insulation to the rest of the property. Insulating your crawl space correctly can save you a lot of costly repairs in the coming … Continue reading How to Insulate a Crawl Space: A Complete Guide

The Health Benefits of Having a Quiet Home

Living in a crowded, noisy part of town can make even staying at home tiring. There can be car horns from out in the street or noisy neighbors blasting their stereo. If this happens on a regular basis, it can have a serious negative impact on your health. A quiet home is important to your … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Having a Quiet Home

What You Need to Know About Stack Effect

The stack effect is a common issue in multi-story homes. It makes your home uncomfortable and causes your energy bills to skyrocket. Learn more here!

How to Soundproof Your Entire House

Most people prefer their homes to be peaceful and quiet, but if you live in a busy city, this can be impossible to achieve. Consider soundproofing your home!

Room Above Your Garage Too Hot or Cold? Follow These Insulation Tips

The room above your garage is likely to become overly hot or cold because of its position. Find out how to insulate this room in this article.

Closed Cell or Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation: Which is Right for Your Home?

There are pros and cons to both open cell and closed cell insulation. Learn more about these two types of insulation here.