Categories for Insulation Service

Is Old Insulation a Fire Hazard?

February 8, 2020

You want your home to stay cool, but what if your insulation is a fire hazard? Most of us don’t consider that the very stuff that’s supposed to protect our home from the elements could actually contribute to its destruction—but it’s true. Certain types of old or improperly installed insulation can present a very real danger to your home and its residents. Some insulation materials can contribute to the spread of a fire, while others will release toxic gases inside your home. It’s important to ensure that your insulation has been properly installed and is safe for your home—especially because... View Article

Qualities to Look for in an Insulation Service in Northern California

August 9, 2019

There are a few reasons why you might need the services of an insulation company. At the top of the list is putting up the walls of your new home and needing proper insulation materials, followed by replacing the existing insulation in an older home. In the case of commercial or industrial buildings, sometimes an insulation upgrade is necessary to meet code requirements. Whatever your reason for investing in new insulation, be sure you hire the right insulation installation contractor for your project. Asking family and friends for recommendations is a good move, and so is taking to the internet... View Article

A Home Buyer’s Guide to Insulation

February 21, 2019

If you’re in the process of buying a home, you’ve probably already found yourself immersed in a sea of questions and variables. How much square footage do you need? Are there good schools in the area? Do you go for a move-in-ready home or a fixer-upper? Unfortunately, what a lot of home buyers forget to take into consideration when choosing a home is the home’s insulation. Energy costs, on average, make up about 25 percent of the monthly cost of running a home, and that includes your mortgage payment and homeowner’s insurance. If you purchase a home that is poorly... View Article

Maintain Your Attic with These Tips from an Insulation Service in Petaluma, CA

November 7, 2017

Most residential homes have an attic that is used mainly for storage, but there’s so much more to your attic than that. If you look around up in your attic right now you will see that the floors, and oftentimes the walls, have a layer of insulation. You’ll also notice the wood making up the underside of the roof. The attic plays an important role in keeping your home warm or cool, so it’s a good idea to inspect its condition at the beginning of each new season, or anytime you suspect there may a problem. Some attics are large,... View Article

Stay Cool This Summer with Help from Your Insulation Service in Petaluma, CA

May 15, 2016

Summer is quickly approaching, and it is sure to be another warm one here in California. During the months of June, July and August, most Petaluma residents consider their home air conditioner to be their very best friend. But overusing your AC can drive up your utility bills, and may even cause your unit to break down. To avoid this fate, many smart homeowners look at a variety of different ways to stay cooler during the summer without overworking their air conditioners. As an insulation service in Petaluma, CA, the team at Ace Insulation Inc. wants to help. To that... View Article

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