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Seamless K-style vs. Half-round Copper Gutters

Joseph Coupal - Friday, May 29, 2020
Custom Insulation Seamless K-style vs. Half-round Copper Gutters in Worcester, Boston, MA

If you are considering copper gutters for your new or existing home, congratulations. Great choice. You have two choices as it pertains to copper gutters: Seamless K-style or half-round copper gutters.

Seamless K-style Copper Gutters

K-style copper gutters imitate the colonial style crown molding that perfectly matches modern homes. K-style has a flat on one side that enables you to directly nail it into the fascia board. They come in various lengths and sizes. They can also be purchased as whole length which can be cut onsite or pre-cut that comes with connectors and sealants for easy assembly.

Seamless k-style copper gutters are tough and less prone to leaking. Installing a seamless k-style gutter is a breeze compared to fuzzy installation of gutters with seam.

Half-round Copper Gutters

Half-round copper gutters will work well in houses with rounded roof lines. In comparison to k-style gutters, they are less preferred due to their complicated design and cost. They are more appropriate for older homes with exorbitant structure because of its single or double side curled top outer edge design. For the same reason, its complex design makes the installation more involved, thus cost higher. It requires special types of hanger brackets and threaded rods which is more expensive over hanger brackets applied in k-style gutters.

For more information about copper gutter or if you are planning to upgrade your gutter system contact, Custom Insulation Company, Inc.

SPRAY FOAM INSULATION: For a New Level of Home Comfort

Joseph Coupal - Sunday, May 10, 2020
Thermal Insulation in Worcester, MA

Spray foam insulation is gaining popularity because it raises the functional efficiency of your home. Spray polyurethane foam has emerged as a standard insulating solution for new construction and remodeling projects alike.

Spray polyurethane foam insulation stops moisture accumulation by reducing air infiltration and air intrusion which is its main advantage. In addition, closed-cell spray polyurethane foam hampers both heat transfer and water vapor transfer, making it an ideal material for use. In order to design and build safe, durable, comfortable and economical buildings, the airflow need to be controlled. The main reason is that uncontrolled airflow carries moisture that affects a material long-term performance, durability, indoor air quality and thermal energy performance. One of the key strategies in the control of airflow is the use of air barriers. Sealing and insulating the envelope or its outer walls, ceiling, windows etc. of your home is the most cost effective way to improve energy efficiency and comfort.

Spray polyurethane foam insulation has been an important energy efficiency tool for a long time with architects and builders recognizing its diverse benefits. Strengthening on this success, manufacturers are actively working to find innovative ways to continually enhance the product and identify new ways to help buildings meet the emerging energy efficiency rules. As such to provide a bigger picture of how the spray polyurethane foam insulation industry is working to meet energy efficiency goals and provide more comfortable living, it develops more advancement to the product itself and the versatility that spray polyurethane foam insulation will offer.

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

Spray Foam Insulation: Wisest and Healthiest Choice For Your Homes

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, April 23, 2020
Custom Insulation Spray foam insulation in Boston, MA

Spray foam insulation is a wise choice for homeowners who want a cooler, more energy efficient, healthier and stronger home. With this foam-style insulation technology, expect your monthly energy bills to decline and remain lower over time. The initial cost of spray foam insulation will pay for itself in due time. The secret is out regarding the many advantages of spray foam insulation over fiberglass, and this is why more and more homeowners are choosing it.

Choosing spray foam insulation is a wise decision for your home because it provides an effective air and moisture barrier. Spray foam pushes itself into even the tiniest crack or cranny. Air simply has nowhere to go. And while it is important to seal your home against the wind it is just as important to seal it against moisture. While some forms of insulation do a poor job of preventing moisture from infiltrating the home, spray foam stands tall against moisture. Your entire house will be drier, healthier, and more comfortable. In addition,

Foam insulation is ideal for homes new and old. Most don’t realize that spray foam insulation improves overall structural integrity. It supports walls and floors by expanding into and filling into the tiniest gap, essentially binding adjacent surfaces.

You have options for insulating your Worcester-area home. We’ll cover all of them with you and ensure that you get the very best insulating effect for your insulation dollar. For more information regarding spray foam insulation and other insulation options, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.

Blow-In Insulation: Long Term Stability and Value

Joseph Coupal - Friday, April 17, 2020
Custom Insulation blown-in insulation in Worcester, MA

Blown-In insulation is a very popular choice for insulating exterior walls, basements, and attics. It is popular not only for its affordability, but also because of the flexibility to install the product in various places of the home construct. It is being used in both new building construction and home retrofits with equal success. Performance is the optimal benefit of blown-in insulation both in short term and in the long term. Moreover, the long-stability of the cellulose insulation is one of the greatest selling points of the product.

Blown-in insulation is multi-purposeful. It seals airtight and provides extremely high R-Value. It adds structural endurance as well. When installed professionally, blown-in insulation serves as a sound barrier and moisture control. The result is full maximum in energy efficiency, allowing the HVAC system (heat, cool, ventilate) to operate more efficiently and uses less natural gas and electricity during changing seasons.

The benefit of blown-in insulation is appreciated over the long run as it is affordable, long lasting, and provides extremely effective climate control results. For more information regarding blown-in insulation products and services, contact us here at the Custom Insulation Company, Inc.

Blanket Insulation – Most Excellent Thermal and Acoustical Barrier

Joseph Coupal - Friday, April 10, 2020
Custom Insulation Blanket Insulation in Worcester, MA

When considering insulation for a new residential construction, strongly consider blanket insulation. In past years, batt or blanket insulation has proven its ability to make buildings and homes more energy efficient, reduce utility costs, and increase occupant comfort. Other attributes have given it a new reputation as the leading insulation material in today's green building projects.

Knauf EcoBatt Insulation are thermal and acoustical products made from highly resilient, inorganic glass fibers bonded by a thermosetting resin. The products are available unfaced or with kraft, foil, or flame-rated FSK-25 (Foil-Scrim-Kraft) foil facings.

Knauf offers a full line of standard and high-density batts and blankets with a wide range of sizes and R-values. Available unfaced, or with kraft or flame-rated (FSK) foil facings, Knauf's residential insulation can be used for cavity walls, floors, ceilings, attics, basements, and crawl spaces. It is highly resilient, recovering quickly to full thickness. It also greatly reduces the transmission of noise in the house.

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

Wet Spray Cellulose Insulation Advantages

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Wet Spray Cellulose Insulation in Worcester, MA

We’ve covered the advantages of spray foam insulation, but today we’re going to cover down on spray cellulose insulation as an excellent consideration for upgrading your home’s insulation. Many homeowners turn to this type of insulation as it is less costly than the other option. Like spray foam insulation, it is also a high-performance product despite using cheaper materials for the mixture.

Custom Insulation Company is using National Fiber's Cel-Pak premium, all borate cellulose insulation. This insulation product can increase the value of new buildings and existing homes. It can also serve as an excellent sound barrier and moisture control. With cellulose insulation in place, homeowners can experience significant energy savings.

Cellulose insulation is wet sprayed into every wall bay ensuring each is 100% full and as tightly-packed as possible. What's more, the product is non-irritating to the skin and so far no health issues are observed associated with installing cellulose insulation for the home.

Custom Insulation Company’s Project Estimators will provide you with a free written proposal for your building or remodeling project. Our insulation specialist will promptly and effectively handle your installation, on-time and done right.

For more information or to have a Project Estimator, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.

Environmental Benefits of Home Insulation

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Thermal Insulation in Worcester, MA

Updated home insulation saves you money on your energy bill while simultaneously offering positive environmental effect. Most people understand the fact that their energy bills will reduce significantly with upgraded home insulation, but they overlook and discount the fact that while you’re burning less energy, your producing a positive environmental effect as well.

Custom Insulation Company specializes in home insulation which is an essential home component that promotes an improved home comfort, better health for the family, lower energy cost and minimizes your home’s environmental effects. With appropriate insulation, you can experience an improved energy efficiency which will result in a significant reduction of chemical emissions released into your surroundings. Through our expertise and competent experience, we can help you achieve a green and sustainable home plus excellent comfort that your family deserves.

If you are looking for insulation experts, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc. We can help make your home a better place to live in.

New Construction Insulation Tips and Considerations

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Custom Insulation Spray foam insulation in Boston, MA

An often-overlooked new home construction consideration is the subject of insulation. Don’t settle for a default solution. Get educated on your options and be armed with a full cost/benefit analysis before making your new home insulation decision. In this blog post we give you things to consider on this very subject.

You can optimize energy conservation with efficient and valued smart insulation decision making. Far too many new homeowners must turn to retrofit insulation services after making poor decisions during the construction planning process. You need to know where to insulate and the recommended R-values for each of the areas. To do this, you would be wise to reach out to an insulation professional who will guide you in ways that many home builders either can’t or won’t do.

Proper home insulation is essential for maintaining your home temperature during the summer and winter when the heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) system is running. If your attic insulation is inadequate or has holes you need to have it changed. There are various types of insulation available. The right kind for your home will depend on your budget and the best way to cover air and prevent it from leaking out. It is recommended that you consult an insulation contractor to do the installation since some types of insulation like blown-in insulation specifically is harmful to the lungs and needs special care.

Further, to maximize energy efficiency, it is just necessary to learn the connection between the insulation and other building components. This strategy will determine where you need to insulate and the recommended R-values based on the climate, type of heating and cooling system, etc. After deciding where you need to insulate it is necessary to know the type of insulation to use. Remember before insulating a new home, you will need to properly air seal it and consider the moisture control. By applying a range of techniques in the home which involves some minor adjustments you will achieve significant savings in energy costs.

For more tips on home insulation, 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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