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How Adding Insulation Can Increase Home Value

October 18, 2021

If you want to increase your home value, one good way is by adding insulation to your home. There are several ways this will increase your home value. Two big reasons are that it will make your home more comfortable to live in and it will cut down on energy costs. Whether you are looking to make your home more cost efficient for you and your family to live in or you’re looking for a return on investment for a potential sale, insulation is a solid choice for increasing your home’s value. Here are some more details on how adding... View Article

How Does Insulation Work?

September 30, 2021

You might already know that insulation prevents heat transfer, can help with soundproofing and increases your fire resistance, but do you know how it actually works? It’s time to revisit your middle school science classes. Read on to get a refresher course with some FAQs on insulation and heat transfer. What is insulation? Insulation is any material that prevents heat transfer—that is, hot air moving toward cold air. Some materials are more suitable as insulation than others. Consider the difference between sticking a cold soda can in a canvas tote versus an insulated bag. Since canvas isn’t an effective insulation... View Article

Importance of Thermal Insulation in Buildings

September 16, 2021

Northern California is prone to icy winters and long, hot summers. If your building lacks appropriate insulation, you could find yourself incredibly uncomfortable. Insulation blocks heat transfer, i.e., when hot air and cold air meet, the hot air will move into the cold air until the temperature evens out. When you don’t have good insulation, heat transfer occurs between indoor and outdoor air. You might notice excessively high energy bills and areas that never seem to warm up or cool down like the rest of the building. This demonstrates the importance of thermal insulation. Here’s why your building needs good... View Article

Why You Should Hire a Professional to Remove Attic Insulation

July 29, 2021

While it might be tempting to try and remove attic insulation on your own, it’s usually best to contact an insulation specialist instead. Doing this job on your own might save some money, but it’s not worth the safety issues you might experience. In fact, sometimes it’s actually more cost effective to have a professional remove the insulation anyway. If you need to have your insulation removed, contact a local, reputable insulation service provider who will offer great service at fair prices. Read on to learn why this is the best option. Inexperience can lead to disaster If you’re not... View Article

What Is Rigid Foam Board Insulation?

July 15, 2021

If you’re looking to add a layer of insulation to your home, rigid foam board is a great option. Rigid foam board insulation comes in many different sizes and can range in thickness from 1/4 inch to 2 inches. This type of insulation is great to use in homes, commercial buildings and more. There are many benefits that go along with using rigid foam board as opposed to other types of insulation. Read on for more information on rigid foam board insulation. This will help you decide if the product will work well for your home or commercial building. The... View Article

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