Categories for Home Insulation

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

Home Insulation Tips for Saving Energy This Fall

October 28, 2019

It’s important for every homeowner to take stock of preventative home maintenance needs at least a few times a year. Every season can bring new weather-related challenges your way, but be prepared and things will be fine. Consider your home insulation, for example—insulation can refer to more than just the materials placed inside walls and attics to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures. It’s also possible to insulate your house against the weather in other ways. With this in mind, here are some tips to help improve the insulation in your Northern California home this fall: Check the insulation: Chances are, your... View Article

Why Should I Have a Professional Remove My Old Insulation?

August 28, 2019

If you’re hoping to remove the insulation at your home or commercial property, you might be tempted to handle the job yourself. After all, you’re not planning on replacing the insulation on your own—you’re just attempting to get the old stuff out of the way. Unfortunately, attempting to remove insulation on your own often represents a grave miscalculation on the part of home and business owners. Many types of insulation degrade over time, and can potentially become dangerous during the removal process. Additionally, failure to remove insulation correctly could damage the parts of your home that the insulation is anchored... View Article

Why It’s Important to Have Proper Home Insulation During the Summer

June 26, 2019

Insulation is essential to keep homes comfortable in spite of fluctuating temperatures and weather conditions outside. While a lot of homeowners think that insulation is more important in the winter months to keep heat inside and reduce drafts, the reality is that insulation is just as important, if not more so, during the summer months. Read on to find out more about why you should invest in insulation in Northern California this summer. Heat transfer basics To understand why insulation in Northern California is so important, you have to know a little bit about thermal heat transfer and how it... View Article

DIY Tips for Insulating Your Home

May 6, 2019

If you have a home that isn’t well insulated, you can expect to have to pay more money on your monthly energy bills. This happens not only because a poorly insulated home forces the furnace and air conditioning to run more frequently, but also because it could necessitate the use of additional space heaters or window air conditioners if the interior temperature isn’t regulated well enough. Upgrading your insulation is a project that provides a great return on investment. While it’s always best to consult and work with a professional to install insulation in northern California, there are some DIY... View Article

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