Energy Saving Tips – Adding Home Insulation Adds Value, Comfort, and Cost Savings…

Visible improvements are all well and good, however unseen upgrades for energy efficiency are highly sought after on your home improvement list. One of the easiest and most practical improvements you can add is insulation. Many improvements add to the beauty or comfort of your home, but you may also be trying to think of ways to increase the value of your property. A number of comfort and energy problems [...]

Energy Saving Tips – Adding Home Insulation Adds Value, Comfort, and Cost Savings…2022-11-17T11:43:50-05:00

Why To Use Spray Foam Over Fiberglass Insulation…

Insulating your home can bring invaluable benefits in the comfort it brings, better health, and the ability to enjoy living in your own home. A home insulation calculator can only show you the financial benefits, and there are some. For example, you might not be aware that a better-insulated house typically consumes less in heating and cooling costs in times of extreme temperatures. However, you should also take into account [...]

Why To Use Spray Foam Over Fiberglass Insulation…2022-11-02T09:55:57-05:00

The Benefits of Removing Old Insulation and Replacing It With Spray Foam Insulation…

Ideally you should clean your attic at least once every two years. This cleaning schedule prevents any hazardous animals like rodents from forming large nests, which can spread diseases. Cleaning your attic can also help with energy costs as it allows a contractor to check for any holes that are letting in moisture and air or letting heat out during cold months. Replacing the old attic and other locations where [...]

The Benefits of Removing Old Insulation and Replacing It With Spray Foam Insulation…2022-10-19T05:45:22-05:00

The Benefits of Spray Insulation For Pole Barns…

When it comes to building a pole barn, a lot of people underestimate not only the importance of insulation, but the importance of properly installed insulation. The secret to effectively insulating your pole barn is to address insulation needs before construction begins.  Pole Barn Assembly  Most pole barns are typically assembled using wood framing with steel roofing and siding. Steel roofing has proven to be very conductive in terms of [...]

The Benefits of Spray Insulation For Pole Barns…2022-10-26T12:52:18-05:00

Open Cell and Closed Cell Spray Foam – What They Are and Where Best To Use Them…

Open cell spray foam is made up of tiny bubbles or cells that are torn apart and scattered. As a result of the cells being broken apart, air is able to fill those bubbles, creating a soft, angel food cake-like consistency. Open cell needs more water to be airy. Closed cell requires more of the foaming agents than open cell does to create a harder foam. This also means that [...]

Open Cell and Closed Cell Spray Foam – What They Are and Where Best To Use Them…2022-10-18T09:09:01-05:00

Understanding the Importance of Insulation Degradation and Its Decreased Thermal Resistance Value…

The thermal resistance, or R-Value, of insulation material, is used to help determine just how energy efficient the insulation material actually is. Fiberglass batt insulation, for example, has an R-Value of R-13 or a thermal resistance of 13. Fiberglass Batt Insulation Can Degrade Over Time One thing to keep in mind with fiberglass batt insulation is it can degrade over time, which will make the thermal resistance weaker or nonexistent. [...]

Understanding the Importance of Insulation Degradation and Its Decreased Thermal Resistance Value…2022-10-26T12:56:37-05:00

Which is More Important? Wall Insulation or Attic Insulation?…

Torn between which is better? Wall insulation or attic insulation? The answer is, you should do both. The average home needs to be insulated high, middle, and low. All three areas are important. This means you need to have attic insulation, wall insulation, and basement or crawlspace insulation to produce the greatest level of comfort and energy. The Costs of Wall vs. Attic Insulation Keep in mind that insulation projects, [...]

Which is More Important? Wall Insulation or Attic Insulation?…2022-10-18T09:36:09-05:00

Is Spray Foam or Injection Foam Insulation Right for My Home?…

Is spray foam insulation a good insulation choice for your home? Maybe… It depends on what you are trying to insulate and what access you have. You have two best options for insulating your existing home... Spray Foam The first option is to remove the drywall, paneling or other interior materials to open up the wall cavity and then you can use spray foam to insulate those cavities.   Injection [...]

Is Spray Foam or Injection Foam Insulation Right for My Home?…2022-10-18T09:56:00-05:00
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