Categories for Home Insulation

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

How Home Insulation Works in the Summer

May 18, 2020

When most people think of home insulation in Northern California, it’s safe to assume they think it just protects them from harsh winter weather. However, that’s not the case—insulation works 24/7, 365 days a year to keep homes comfortable while lowering energy bills. Keep reading to learn more about how your home’s insulation works during the steamy summer months: Retains cool air: You may not notice it, but interior air leaks out through your walls and ceiling throughout the summer. Insulation is your top defense against this air leakage, which makes your home less comfortable and is a huge waste... View Article

Five Ways to Insulate Your Home This Winter

December 21, 2019

You generally can’t see your wall and ceiling insulation, unless you’re up in the attic. Insulation is out of sight, so you might not give it much thought, unlike the condition of your doors, windows or floors, since you can see these features. But there are other factors aside from insulation material that play a role in how well your house is insulated against the elements. Come winter, you may notice cold drafts or your heater seemingly not warming up your home as it did in winters past. Your personal comfort is important, and high heating bills are no one’s... View Article

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