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Spray Foam Insulation: The Superior Way To Insulate A Container Home

Joseph Coupal - Friday, February 28, 2020
Custom Insulation Spray foam insulation in Worcester, MA

Living tastes evolve like most things. Interest in container home living is on the rise as people look for humble and affordable living solutions. The most common way to insulate a container home is with spray foam insulation.

This insulation material will be sprayed directly onto both the interior and exterior walls of a shipping container. In order to get the proper insulation in a shipping container, the walls must be built out to allow the proper depth, much like you will when finishing a basement. The challenge of properly insulating a container home is related to the shallow depth of the walls. While the metal structure of the shipping container is a sturdy and durable wall material, the lack of thickness poses a challenge for correct insulation.

Before deciding on an insulation material for your container home, you will first need to determine how you want to build out the walls. If you are connecting several containers for a multi-container home, adding space on the inside of the walls will not be an issue. But if you choose a tiny homemade from one or two shipping containers, space will be a bonus. In this case, you will be better off adding insulation to the exterior and then covering it with some exterior cladding. The reality is shipping containers are the perfect housing alternative for people searching for an affordable and sustainable home.

For more tips on insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company Inc.

Cost Saving Home Insulation Options

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, February 27, 2020
Custom Insulation Spray foam insulation in Boston, MA

Most every homeowner knows that home attic insulation is one of the most efficient ways to save energy. However, most are not familiar with their options for home insulation improvement. We hope to provide you some insight here on the subject.

Deciding what insulation to install in your home depend upon relatively simple considerations. Is this your lifetime home? Is it a home you expect to vacate in a few years? Is it a rental property? All of these things are considerations that both you and we take into consideration when calculating your best solution. Some of your options include blanket insulation, blown-in cellulose and spray foam. Each have their own merits, cost, and overall value. There is much to consider and we’ll spare you the long read here.

Call us for a free consult regarding your situation and home insulation goals and objectives. Together, we’ll author a surprisingly affordable and effective plan. Contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc..

Copper Gutter Downspout Perfection

Joseph Coupal - Monday, February 24, 2020
Copper gutters in Worcester, MA

One of the most common problems homeowners have with their gutter system is failed downspouts. We resolve downspout issues by installing copper gutter downspouts in our gutter service solutions. Copper downspouts are a critical component to a gutter system’s ability to drain water safely away from your home. This is the portion that is installed between the gutter and the drain pipes Copper downspouts are elegant and functional and are meant to be shown off. Having a copper downspout on your home is ideal for most areas where there is a lot of rain and you want to make sure that water drains properly.

Additionally, copper downspout is an ideal functional component because the areas that take the water from the gutters move down and out to a drainage area. There are problems encountered by others because the irrigation in their home is not suited as the water flows fast. This is where copper downspouts offer the most efficient function in your home. Moreover choosing copper downspouts without seam is highly recommended. The advantage of seamless copper downspouts is that it holds up much better in severe conditions because hot and cold conditions have a tendency to make seams expand and contract. Though a little more expense is up front, it will save you money along the way. And once the installation is done well, your gutter system will last for the life of your home.

One of the reasons people uses copper downspouts is to break up the water into smaller flows. This is ideal if your ground does not absorb water flow quickly since the slower pour allows time for the ground to absorb the water instead of causing a stationary pool. The copper downspout performs a multi function from protecting your roof and the exterior of your home from rain and moisture while providing effective drainage. Copper gutters are long-lasting and will be a good investment for your home value. Further it offers the long standing appeal that is perfect for a high-end home.

For more tips on copper gutter system, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.

Copper Gutter Systems: Long-Term Home Beautification and Protective Solutions

Joseph Coupal - Monday, February 10, 2020
Copper gutters in Worcester, MA

Copper gutters have become the preferred solution of most homeowners because of their beauty and long-term functionality. Rain gutters play an important role in both protecting and beautifying your home and you can enjoy them now at a very affordable cost.

When professionally installed, these gutters provide a seamless appearance with your home as they are cut on site, custom fitted to the house. Copper gutters provide a genuine aesthetic appeal that greatly improves the curb appeal (value) of your home.

We can guide you through the entire gutter selection process, your options, and all the cost/benefits of each option. For more information regarding copper gutter systems, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc..

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