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Preparing for Fall: Insulation Options To Keep Your Home Warm

By Mike on September 10, 2014

Summer has come to an end and winter is quickly approaching. It is almost time to turn on your heater if you haven’t already! Now is the perfect time to protect your home against the cold. With the autumnal season comes cold weather and a big increase in energy bills. One of the most telling

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What Should I Do When My Insulation Gets Wet?

By Mike on September 3, 2014

My Spray Foam insulation is wet: You’re in luck! If you have closed-cell spray foam insulation that’s been exposed to moisture, never fear. Closed-cell spray foam insulation provides a moisture barrier and an air-tight seal. If you’re noticing water on your spray foam insulation, it almost certainly means that you’ve got a leak somewhere. But

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“Spray Foam Insulation: The Homeowner’s Guide to The Most Effective Insulation Available” – Free eBook Available for Download

By Mike on August 13, 2014

Learn everything that you need to know about spray foam insulation in this free eBook guide. In it we cover comparisons of spray foam insulation to other types of insulation, information on its health risks, candid discussions about its various benefits, and an entire chapter devoted to frequently asked questions. Here’s an outline of all

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Yes, Insulation Prevents Heat Transfer… But How?

By Mike on July 8, 2014

Not many of us bother to research insulation. Why should we? As long it was put in the walls, floors, and ceilings when the house was built, why should anyone bother their heads about it years later? Unfortunately, having an improper understanding of insulation and it’s function and impact on your home can mean that

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Surprising Insulation: What It’s Actually Made Of

By Mike on June 11, 2014

Insulation is an important part of a home’s construction. Without proper insulation, the structure can become incredibly cold or excessively hot. Moisture infiltrates, mold grows, wood rots, and the house’s structural quality begins to fail. How does attic and crawl space insulation actually keep all of these inconvenient problems from occurring? What is it made

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Attic Weatherization: Keeping Winter at Bay

By Mike on November 15, 2013

Many homeowners are unaware of the vital role their attic plays in the home. Not only can the attic keep the house at a comfortable temperature and prevent air leakage, but financial savings are very possible through a properly weatherized attic. In an attic that has not been properly weatherized, warm air can easily leak

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The Role of Attic Insulation

By Mike on August 3, 2013

Did you know that attic insulation is the key to many problems regarding mold, rodent havoc, water damage and crazy AC bills? Some homeowners might think the attic is the least important part of their house. In reality, however, the condition and temperature of any attic will affect everything that is stored in it and

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How Removing Ineffective Insulation Can Help You

By Mike on June 7, 2013

Perhaps you have been in your crawlspace attic and seen the insulation between the beams. You may even have been the person to install the insulation, or you went upstairs for an attic cleaning and checked out the insulation. For many homeowners, this visual check may seem like enough to ensure that a home is

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