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

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