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Signs of Poor Insulation

September 21, 2020

Have your energy bills gone dramatically up as the weather gets hotter—or colder? That’s a big sign that your home isn’t insulated properly, which forces your HVAC system to work overtime. If your parents ever told you to close the fridge because they weren’t planning on air conditioning the entire neighborhood, you know the general idea. Insulation is the best way to prevent heat transfer—the scientific phenomenon where hot air and cold air will meet and eventually even out. Don’t let heat transfer keep you from staying cool in the long, hot Northern California summers or the chilly winters. Keeping... View Article

You Cannot DIY Insulation

September 4, 2020

All of us at Ace Insulation Inc. like to fancy ourselves DIY-ers around our own homes—hanging medicine cabinets, fixing squeaky doors and even installing ceiling fans are all within our skillsets. We encourage this can-do spirit among our customers, too, but we also want to make it clear that there are some jobs that you just shouldn’t tackle on your own. Doing DIY home insulation in Northern California is at the top of that list for a number of reasons. While you might be imagining that it’s just a matter of rolling out those nice pink batts and considering it... View Article

Fiberglass vs. Foam Insulation

August 21, 2020

There are many ways to keep your house in top shape—regular maintenance of appliances and a commitment to landscaping are just a few. One thing that can really help your home’s energy efficiency and resale value, though, is staying on top of its insulation needs. Insulation is one of the easiest ways to ensure your home’s HVAC system is working as it should and that your loved ones are warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Their comfort is paramount, and your insulation choice is a big part of that. With this in mind, there are a few... View Article

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

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