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Benefits of Moisture Barriers and Where They’re Used

August 4, 2020

When you take the plunge and purchase your own home, you will quickly discover that, as rewarding as homeownership is, there are numerous threats that will do their best to undermine your investment. Pests try to crawl in through the attic. Appliances break down. Plumbing malfunctions. One issue that you may not be aware of, however, is the threat that moisture can pose to your home. While you’re worrying about other problems, moisture invades your home and causes a massive number of issues. Fortunately, there is a solution: moisture barriers. The practical benefits and uses for moisture barriers in Northern... View Article

What’s the Best Insulation for California’s Climate?

July 21, 2020

You don’t have to be a master builder to understand the enormous benefits of high-functioning insulation for warm weather in Northern California. When your home’s insulation is lacking, you’ll see several drawbacks. First, your comfort suffers because your home is incapable of regulating the temperature. Second, your bank account gets hit because you find yourself spending more money each month to keep yourself and your family comfortable. Of course, to get the most of your insulation, you have to install the right kind of material. Read on to find out what type of insulation suits your needs! Loose-fill insulation Depending... View Article

Why Should I Invest in Firestopping Insulation?

July 1, 2020

If you’re preparing to renovate your home, you should give some consideration to the kind of insulation you currently have and whether you might benefit from upgrading it. Firestopping insulation is one kind of insulation that can be a good investment, especially for certain kinds of properties (primarily commercial and industrial). Firestopping insulation in Northern California is specifically designed to prevent the spread of fires. Even in extreme heat, the material is capable of resisting that heat and will not melt. It also doesn’t produce smoke, which is extremely helpful if a fire begins. The lack of toxic smoke makes... View Article

How Does Insulation Keep a House Cool?

June 17, 2020

Adding or upgrading your home insulation in Northern California is one of the best ways you can take control of the interior temperatures of your home and cut down on the amount of energy you have to spend on heating and cooling. Let’s take a closer look at insulation and how it works. Insulation helps you maintain consistent temperatures Insulation is material that gets installed in your walls, ceiling and floor to serve as a barrier between your home and the outdoors. It makes it easier for your home to stay cool during the summer and warm in winter. Insulation... View Article

Understanding Heat Transfer and Why Insulation Is Important in the Summer

June 1, 2020

If you thought insulation is just important for blocking cold air during the winter months, think again! Home insulation in Northern California is crucial in all four seasons, but especially in the summertime, when you need to reduce heat transfer and remain comfortable inside. This post will teach you everything there is to know about heat transfer and insulation in the summertime: Lowers attic heat: The roof is where the majority of heat transfer starts in a home. The roof absorbs sunlight and outdoor heat and disperses it throughout the attic. If you’ve been in an unfinished attic in the... View Article

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