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The Ultimate Insulation Buying Guide for Home Builders

October 21, 2020

Experienced home builders know the importance of installing quality insulation throughout a newly-built house. Properly installed insulation can reduce energy costs for the homeowner and ensure comfort throughout the year. There are a ton of different insulation options for homes in Northern California, some of which are better than others. If you’re choosing which insulation is right for a new home, here are a few important things you should consider before buying. Maximize budget: In the insulation industry, the R-value is how a manufacturer measures how well a type of insulation reduces heat flow. The higher an insulation’s R-value, the... View Article

Do I Need to Insulate My Garage Door?

October 5, 2020

If it seems like your energy bills have been creeping up month by month, it might be time to insulate your garage door. Depending on the type of home and garage door you have, you could be leaking energy (in the form of cooled or heated air) straight out into the outdoors. As Californians, we are all familiar with the push to install more efficient appliances, doors and windows—and you can even get garage door with added insulation in Northern California. When you think about it, it makes sense: the more you’re able to control the indoor temperature throughout your... View Article

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

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