Categories for Home Insulation

Signs Your Home Is Under Insulated

April 3, 2023

There’s a good chance your home doesn’t have enough insulation. If you built your house or renovated it, it’s likely that it doesn’t have enough to keep you comfortable and save on energy bills. This is especially true if you live in an area with cold winters. In these cases, poor insulation can lead to ice damming which can cause serious issues on your roof and gutters. High Energy Bills High energy bills are one of the biggest signs that your home is under-insulated. A home that is under-insulated forces the HVAC system to work harder to keep the home... View Article

Why Insulation Is Important

March 6, 2023

How Insulation Works  Insulation slows down the flow of heat by blocking it from entering or escaping your home. This keeps your home more comfortable in both winter and summer and lowers your energy bills. Insulating your home also helps you stay healthier and prevents the buildup of mold indoors. Similarly, insulation also helps to keep outdoor contaminants out of your home, such as pollen and dust.  Energy Savings  Insulation keeps your home warmer during the winter and cooler during the summer, which can save you money on utility bills. It also decreases the number of times your heating system has... View Article

What Insulation To Use as a Home Building Contractor

January 9, 2023

More and more homes are opting to become more energy-efficient. This not only saves money on the electric bill but also helps to reduce the home’s carbon footprint and thus aids in the fight against climate change. Insulation helps reduce the heat that leaves your home in cold winter months and prevents excessive heat from entering your home in hot, humid summer months.  For a home to be more energy efficient, it needs to be properly insulated. As a building contractor, it’s important to be informed about the best insulation options for new build homes and the benefits that each... View Article

Different Types of Insulation and Their Advantages

March 31, 2022

Regardless of the size of your home, you need a properly insulated attic that will help regulate the temperature and keep your energy bill down. When it comes to your attic insulation, you have different choices. What is the best attic insulation for homes? If you are looking to insulate your attic, here are the pros and cons of the different attic insulation:  Fiberglass Batt Attic Insulation It is one of the easiest ways of attic insulation. However, this method also has disadvantages you need to consider. One of the main disadvantages is that this method requires many vapor barriers to protect... View Article

The Pros and Cons of Denim Insulation

March 1, 2022

There’s more than one way to insulate a home. Insulation is available in several different materials and application types. There’s fiberglass insulation, spray foam insulation and even reflective barrier insulation, but one of the more lesser-known types is denim insulation. Denim insulation or recycled denim insulation is just what it sounds like: home insulation made from recycled denim blue jeans. This might seem odd at first, but consider that denim is a cotton-based material that provides an efficient thermal barrier between what’s inside of it and what’s outside of it. In this article, we’ll examine some of the pros and... View Article

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