Categories for Home Insulation

The Best Insulation for Your New-Build Home

December 30, 2021

Even though it’s often hidden behind walls and ceilings, insulation is one of the most crucial components of any home. Our houses would be chillier in the winter and warmer in the summer without it. Plus, energy bills would skyrocket if our houses didn’t have adequate insulation. Needless to say, new-home building insulation should be on your mind if you’re in the middle of building a new house. This post will cover the top types of insulation to choose for different areas of your new house. Attics Attic insulation is crucial for keeping our homes comfortable and our energy bills... View Article

How to Choose the Right Insulation for Your Home

December 16, 2021

Every homeowner should have a basic understanding of the importance of insulation—it’s what keeps the elements out and your energy bills low. There are tons of different types of insulation out there, all with different R-values, a rating of the insulation’s effectiveness. Keep reading to learn more about each type and the best insulation for homes: Loose-fill insulation: Also known as blown-in insulation, loose-fill insulation is installed using a blowing machine to spread insulation throughout a large area. You’ll often find this insulation used up in attics or in hard-to-reach areas. Loose-fill insulation has an R-value of up to R... View Article

How to Tell if Your Home Insulation Is Not in Good Condition

November 30, 2021

While you might assume that your insulation is fine, the reality is that under insulation affects 90 percent of American homes, according to one industry study. If you haven’t added insulation to your home, it probably doesn’t have enough. That’s because builders tend to get by with only providing the minimum amount of insulation required by law. This saves them money, but in the long run, you pay the cost in higher energy bills. Let’s look at some of the most obvious signs of bad insulation and what to do about it. Temperature instability If your home is well insulated,... View Article

The Benefits of Proper Home Insulation

November 16, 2021

When you look at a house, insulation might not be the first thing that comes to mind. As it’s not visible in the home, it doesn’t command much of our attention. But the advantages of home insulation are numerous—and without it, you won’t be able to effectively cool or heat your home. Let’s look at the importance of home insulation. Comfort One of the biggest benefits of home insulation is that you and your family will be more comfortable. During the hot months of the summer, you want the cool air your HVAC unit is pumping out to stay in... View Article

How Energy Efficiency and Insulation Go Hand in Hand

November 1, 2021

There are many things you can do to improve the energy efficiency of your home. One of the most effective things you can do is make sure your home is well insulated. This goes beyond just the insulation in the walls of your home. Here’s some helpful information to keep in mind about how energy efficiency and insulation go hand in hand. Insulation keeps heating costs down The main purpose of insulation is to keep the inside of your home at a stable temperature, no matter what the weather may be like outside. It does this by creating a barrier... View Article

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