Do you know that insulation doesn’t expire? It doesn't matter how long it has been since you’ve insulated your home, it keeps working. Keeping that in mind, the correct home insulation solution is a one-time deal that can last you a lifetime. If your home is not properly insulated, almost 30% of your home's energy is wasted as it seeps through the floors, walls, and roof. Considering the virtual life-long [...]
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Like blood from a wound, your building could be leaking heat. When you turn the dial on your thermostat, you probably do not want your furnace to heat up the entire neighborhood. Yet, that’s exactly what happens when your home is under-insulated. Poor insulation can often be an expensive problem with cheap solutions. Proper attic insulation is crucial, as 25% of heat escapes through your attic during the fall and [...]
Spray foam expands so thoroughly that it fills every little space, preventing air movement and yielding better indoor air quality. Polyurethane foam eliminates air leakage. It seals gaps, cracks, and little holes in what is called the building envelope. What is considered a building envelope? A building envelope is everything that separates the internal building from the external environment, including the roof, doors, windows, floors, and walls. Good insulation in [...]
When building an office or home, you look at all the available insulation options. You have likely seen the option of spray foam and wondered if all insulation was the same. You may have wondered if spray foam is better than traditional fiberglass insulation. Spray foam insulation can offer great advantages over fiberglass insulation according to what you need. The following are some of the reasons people choose to use [...]
The mighty Ohio River runs rapidly through the tri-state area and the Queen City is no stranger to a windy day. Our streets are filled with beautiful historic homes and in the suburbs, you can find stunning new builds. Whether new or old, your home may be drafty. Choosing an insulation that blocks holes and cracks is the best way to prevent drafts. When properly applied, spray foam insulation prevents [...]
During a new construction or renovation project, making sure your commercial building is energy efficient can have an immediate and significant financial impact on heating and cooling costs. Did you know that spray foam roofing helps improve insulation for commercial buildings? Well, it’s true. However, there is one other thing that you might not even be aware of, and that is the fact that spray foam roofing helps you sell [...]
Choosing the right insulation will have a direct impact on your energy bill. Your insulation helps to reduce your heating and cooling costs. Doing your research early on will help you know which insulation is available to you– and most importantly, which one is the best for your specific structure... Fiberglass Fiberglass insulation is a versatile product. You can purchase it in several different widths to accommodate your needs. You [...]
Open (Left) vs Closed (Right) This question is asked often as customers try to decide which foam insulation will work best in their business. They want to know how the two compare before they finalize this decision to ensure they are making the right choice. The following discusses the main differences between the two insulation foams... Bubbly The difference is in the bubbles. You read that right– bubbles. [...]
Spray foam insulation is a liquid foam that expands when sprayed and sets into an insulating layer. It is one of the most effective insulation materials available on the market today. It quickly became the preferred choice for consumers in America as it not only acts as an effective insulator but it also can prevent air leakage. With a major increase in the cost of living in the last year, [...]
Blown-in or batt and rolls– how do you choose? Homeowners often struggle deciding which one is best suited to their home as they make changes to their property. Are you considering adding more insulation to your home? If so, your search has led you right where you need to be. It can be a little confusing trying to decide which type of insulation is the right choice for your property. [...]