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Which Loose Fill Insulation is Best? A Comparison Between Cellulose and Fiberglass

 

If you are looking at installing insulation or fixing your air sealing, there is no doubt you have heard about 10 different opinions on loose fill insulation and which is ultimately the best. The truth? Most home improvement contractors out there will tout the benefits of the materials which they sell, and their...

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The Best Types of Insulation For Your Home

Insulation provides resistance to heat flow and by extension, lowers your heating and cooling costs. Furthermore, it helps make your home a comfortable temperature year round. There are a few different types of insulation, each offering their own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will be discussing...

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How You Can Save on Heating Costs with the Right Insulation

 

As a homeowner, you do not need us to remind you of the escalating price of energy. Utility residential electricity rates have increased nationally by about 15% over the last decade, according to the Energy Information Administration. Not to mention that heating and cooling accounts for 50 to 70 per cent of the...

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5 Benefits of Properly Installed Insulation in Your Home

The festive season has once again come to an end and the new year is well and truly underway. For many, the start of a new year means new goals and to-do lists – some being more personal in nature, while some are more practical, like home improvements. Perhaps your home improvement list is never-ending, or maybe...

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How Much Does Quality Insulation Cost in Virginia?

With winter now upon us, you may be considering ways you can not only keep your home warm during the cooler months, but also how you can reduce your overall energy costs. Installing quality insulation may be one of the best ways to keep your home a temperate climate year round, while also ensuring your utility...

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Which is the Best Loose Fill Insulation: Cellulose or Fiberglass?

 

Is it time to replace or add insulation to your home? If so, how do you know which is the right loose fill insulation material for your home and needs? The two most commonly used residential loose fill insulation materials are fiberglass and cellulose. While cellulose and fiberglass do have some similarities,...

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How Much Does Quality Insulation Cost in Maryland?

 

As the weather starts to get cooler once more, you may be wondering how you can keep your house warm and energy bills low this coming winter. The answer? Insulation. Insulation is a material that acts as a barrier to both heat loss and heat gain. In residential homes, insulation is most commonly installed in...

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6 Things to Ask Your Insulation Contractor Before Signing

 

Choosing the right insulation contractor is an important step when it comes to installing insulation in your home. Why? Because installing insulation is not a simple job, yet if done correctly, insulation can provide you and your home with years of increased energy-efficiency, utility savings and better comfort....

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Is Insulation for Your Home Expensive?

 

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How Insulation in Your Home Can Help Reduce Your Energy Bills

 

If you pay the utility bills for your household, we don’t have to tell you how costly energy use can be. Did you know heating and cooling account for 50% to 70% of the energy used in the average American home? And, with summer here, chances are your air conditioning unit is going to get a real workout … or is it?...

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