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Does Insulation Save You Money?

July 6, 2021

There are all kinds of tips out there to help homeowners save money, but the best money-saving tips are those that offer additional benefits, like improved home comfort and reduced energy waste. One of the best things homeowners can do to save money and enjoy additional benefits is insulate their homes. Home insulation is crucial when it comes to improving the performance and efficiency of HVAC systems and reducing moisture intrusion during the fall and winter months. If you’re wondering how home insulation can help cut your household costs, keep reading to learn more. How does insulation save money? A... View Article

Is Home Insulation Necessary?

June 22, 2021

Insulation installation is a key phase in the home construction process, but homes that were built decades ago often lack the kind of comprehensive insulation modern homes enjoy. Retrofitting older homes with new insulation can be a costly process, so many homeowners are hesitant to invest in this kind of project. For homeowners who live in warm climates, insulation might not seem very important. However, the reality is that insulation is essential no matter what the weather is like in your area. The importance of home insulation You might not spend much time thinking about your home’s insulation, but it’s... View Article

The Best Insulation for Soundproofing

May 31, 2021

Whether you live in a noisy neighborhood or want to train a herd of elephants in the privacy of your own home, soundproofing is a must. The best way to reduce noise is to use insulation as soundproofing in your Northern California home. Insulation is made of porous materials that can trap heat, preventing it from penetrating into (or out of) your walls. However, it can also muffle noise. Here are some of the best insulation choices for soundproofing purposes: Batt: Batt insulation comes in rolls or “blankets.” It’s usually made of fiberglass, which is stiff and fire resistant. Since... View Article

Radiant Barrier Insulation and Why It Works

May 17, 2021

If you own a home or commercial property, you probably already know the importance of insulation. Not only does good insulation save you a bundle on your energy bill, but it also helps soundproof your home and can even keep insects and critters from making their way inside your building. Radiant barrier insulation is a smart choice in Northern California. Here’s an overview of what it is and why it will be great for you. What is radiant barrier insulation? A radiant barrier is anything that can reflect heat back to the source. If you put a radiant barrier between... View Article

The Difference Between Spray Foam and Fiberglass Insulation

May 4, 2021

Whether you’re building a brand-new home in Northern California or you need to install new insulation in your current home, you’ll need to decide what type of insulation material is best for your needs. While fiberglass has been the standard for decades, spray foam is gaining in popularity as a highly effective thermal barrier. Read on to gain a basic understanding of the differences of fiberglass insulation vs. foam insulation and discover which material you should use for your home. What are the differences between the materials? Fiberglass and spray foam insulation are very different materials. Fiberglass insulation is composed... View Article

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