Category: Insulation Guide

Are you tripping over your own sidewalk?

Did you know that you are responsible for the sidewalk in front of your home?  If someone hurts themselves on your sidewalk you can be held liable.  If your sidewalk and/or pavement is uneven we have a solution for you!  Concrete Lifting!  This process is more cost effective and can be done in less time…

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Cellulose – How This Super Insulation Can Help Your Home

Cellulose insulation, commonly referred to as “blown-in insulation“, is a green, plant-based insulating material used in wall and roof cavities to separate the inside and outside of your home thermally and acoustically. Cellulose insulation is effective, safe, cost-effective, and environmentally sound. There are many ways using cellulose insulation can help your home, which include: Thermal…

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Do I Need A Vapor Barrier?

Vapor barriers are designed to prevent moisture transfer via diffusion. Because 99% of moisture transfer, in homes is from air-leakage and only 1% is from diffusion, it is more important to have an “air-barrier” instead of  a “vapor barrier”, which was designed for moisture transfer from diffusion.  Closed cell foam and soft foam provide a…

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Reduce Pollutants in Your Home

In recent years several serious respiratory illnesses have been linked to pollutants found in the air inside the structures in which we live and work. Poor indoor air quality can have adverse effects on quality of life. Because spray foam provides an airtight seal in walls, floors, and ceilings, it virtually eliminates the infiltration of…

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How Does Fiberglass Insulation Work

Fiberglass insulation was created in the early 1930s by a scientist at Owens Corning as an alternative to the highly-combustible materials used to insulate homes in those days. It is non-conductive, conveniently available in either roll or batt form, and has gone on to become the most popular insulating material currently available. There’s magic in…

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