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Insulation Dangers: Closed Cell/Spray Foam vs. Blown-in Fiberglass

Most homeowners never consider what kind of chemicals are literally over their heads. And by chemicals, we mean attic insulation material. There’s a myriad of choices when it comes to insulation. What most customers don’t know, however, is that several types of insulation may contain hazardous material that can fuel long-term health problems. For the […]

Attic Mold – What It Is And How To Deal With It

Mold in Attic

There are few places in the home that attract mold easier than the attic. They often have the perfect conditions for mold growth – hot or humid air, and an abundance of wood sheathing just waiting to grow mold. Furthermore, homeowners rarely check the attic and find themselves with a mold problem that they don’t […]

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Reflective Attic Insulation 101 – What Is It & How Does It Work?

Reflective Attic Insulation

Every summer and winter season brings its own unique challenges each year, but trying to keep your home well insulated during the hottest or coldest months is always an annoying hurdle. No matter what you try, there’s always a stretch of days or even weeks where you just can’t get the temperature where you want […]

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How to Properly Add New Insulation Over Existing Insulation

Maintaining proper levels of attic insulation not only keeps your home cooler in the summer and warmer come wintertime, but also shaves your energy bills. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates homeowners could reduce energy costs by 10 to 50 percent with proper attic insulation. According to EnergyStar: “The attic is usually where you can […]

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Prep Your Home for the Dog Days of Summer

The face of summer 2020 will undoubtedly be changed by the COVID-19 pandemic for most Americans. However, one thing won’t be affected – those scorching “dog days.”* And with climate change rampant, we can expect the annual average temperatures across the U.S. to continue the same increase we’ve observed over the last century.  According to the Farmer’s Almanac:  […]