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31 May 2018
Are you building, remodeling, or upgrading your home this summer? If so, green building elements are not only better for the environment, but they save money in the long run and they increase your resale value when it is time to sell. With copper gutters you are making use of a green building material while ensuring that home maintenance is decreased as well.
Copper gutters are a green remodeling choice that improves the aesthetics of your home bringing it to a whole different level.
Copper gutters bring class and style to your home. But best of all copper is a renewable resource that adds a ‘green’ element to your exterior home project. Copper gutters are far more attractive than aluminum gutters. In fact, while homeowners try to hide aluminum gutters, they want their copper gutters to be seen because they create a look that will showcase your home.
Best of all, copper gutters are low maintenance and last forever, absolutely for the life of your home. They don’t rust or rot and can withstand all types of weather conditions. Additionally, copper is a natural algaecide/fungicide which means they require less cleaning. All of these attributes make copper gutters easier to maintain than vinyl or aluminum gutter systems.
For more information on a copper gutter system, contact Custom Insulation.
24 May 2018
Choosing the right home attic insulation can make your home more energy efficient and can keep your home comfortable year round. Your attic needs to be properly insulated and ventilated to prevent conditioned air from escaping and to reduce mold or mildew growth which can be a health and safety hazard. Blown-in attic insulation is one of the most common forms of attic insulation and can provide a number of benefits in regards to financial savings, home comfort, and more.
Installing blown-in insulation in Boston, MA can be the ideal choice for your attic insulation needs. It can prevent moisture and mold build up, for better air quality in your home with fewer allergens. Since blow-in insulation provides complete coverage, it can seal even the tiniest holes and crevices as well as the most difficult to reach places. This creates more consistent temperature in your home through every seasonal change.
Blown-in attic insulation is easy to have installed and fast to work with, so there is minimal disruption to your home. Blown-in insulation is easily and quickly blown into your attic space to seal cavities and crevices. In just a few hours, your home can be that much more energy efficient, allowing you to save on monthly energy bills while keeping your home comfortable.
To find out more about blown-in attic insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
17 May 2018
Wet spray cellulose insulation is very popular for because of it's effectiveness as well as for it's low cost. The thermal resistance and air sealing benefits of cellulose is comparable to fiberglass. However, cellulose is very inexpensive because it is made from shredded paper products and low cost binding agents. The binding agents are safe and provide superb resistance to mold formation, pests, and fire.
Wet spray cellulose insulation in Boston, MA uses water during application and is slightly damp when it is sprayed into the wall or attic cavities. When blown in with the installation machine, cellulose flows around wires, pipes and electrical fixtures, eliminating air pockets and restraining air transported heat loss. It air seals the wall cavity and provides added structural strength with outstanding thermal and sound retardant properties. Since cellulose is made from recycled paper products it is considered a green alternative for insulating homes.
Wet spray cellulose uses water during the spraying and application process, and it is very important that the mixture is blended precisely. Too much water can cause the material to sag and pull out the cavity while too little water can be too dry making it difficult to activate the adhesive so that it doesn't stick to the cavity walls.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
10 May 2018
Over-using your HVAC system to keep your home’s indoor temperature comfortable can result in high monthly energy bills and wear and tear on the unit. However, if you have the right home attic insulation, you will not have to pay the price of a poor R-value which increases your home’s energy consumption. Though there are many home insulation options to choose from, spray foam insulation works far better than other popular types of insulation.
Many homeowners don't understand the benefits of what spray foam insulation can provide. This is often because as a choice it is dismissed prematurely because of the higher initial cost. Although the upfront cost is higher than conventional insulation, and the installation process is longer, its long-term savings is incredible. In fact, homeowners will be able to save energy operating costs at an average of 50% or more. More traditional insulation products will have a savings rate of about 30%. Also, spray foam has a very long life span and will not sag or settle. This means the R-value remains stable over time.
When spray foam insulation in Boston, MA is installed and used throughout the home, it prevents air and moisture infiltration by sealing the voids throughout the insulated area resulting in a more consistent indoor temperature. Its resistance value or R-value is the highest on the market and with the highest performance of all insulation. Therefore, once spray foam is installed, HVAC capacity requirements are reduced and the HVAC system will not be overworked to keep your indoor space comfortable.
To find out more about spray foam attic insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
3 May 2018
All residential and commercial buildings require a quality gutter system to keep excess water from infiltrating. Seamless copper gutter systems can reduce water infiltration around the foundation and prevent water from entering the basement. But, even better, copper gutters truly enhance the aesthetics of any building or home.
Copper gutters can be created with a seamless design to further maintain the strength and integrity of the gutter system. Being seamless makes them more resilient to temperature fluctuations, big rainfalls, and strong winds. Seamless copper gutter installation in Boston, MA are custom-fit to perfectly blend with the design of your home or office. Aesthetics and functionality is the greatest consideration so beauty of the home or building is enhanced while protection against water is also achieved.
Furthermore, copper is resistant to mold and moss making it more ideal for water removal and requires less maintenance. To find out more about seamless copper gutters, contact Custom Insulation Inc.
26 April 2018
Warmer spring weather can also mean heavy rainstorms that can run off your roof and damage your foundation and can cause basement flooding. Seamless aluminum gutters protect your home by combatting excess water that pours off your roof. It is the material of choice for many homeowners due to durability and longevity.
Seamless aluminum gutter installation in Worcester, MA is a popular choice for homeowners and builders for protecting a home against all the elements. There are 5-inch and 6-inch gutters available that are .032 inch thick to offer all the protection your home needs.. A wide array of colors are available to match any home. Protected with enamel coating so the gutter system is aesthetically pleasing, aluminum gutters will last for decades. This product is highly malleable and will not cracking easily. Additionally, installers can modify these gutter systems to perfectly fit your home.
Custom insulation have been performing gutter system installation for over 35 years. If you are looking for a quality seamless aluminum gutter installation in Massachusetts, contact Custom Insulation, Inc..
19 April 2018
A poorly insulated attic can cause trouble with your health and your pocket. In addition to mold and mildew growth incorrect insulation can also cause your energy bill to soar. Improving your home attic insulation is important in every season because it keeps your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer. The better insulated your home, the more money you can save in heating and cooling bills.
In addition to supporting your home's integrity, proper home attic insulation can make your home more comfortable and efficient. Blown-in insulation in Worcester, MA is one of the most energy-efficient types of insulation available. When it is blown into the barrier, it expands to fill up crevices and even the tiniest cracks providing a more airtight seal. When properly installed, your attic can be air-tight so no energy can escape and temperature is regulated better. Aside from its efficiency, blown-in insulation is made from environmentally-friendly materials. This allows you to save energy in your home as well as put recycled materials to good use.
Blown-in attic insulation can be easily installed in a few hours. Also, a custom insulation specialist can do the job properly. That way, you can be assured that your home is being taken care of.
To find out more about the benefits of blown-in attic insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
12 April 2018
Copper gutters are widely hailed as a stunning architectural feature that can be added to any home. Because your home’s exterior plays an important role in the aesthetic value while at the same time providing protection against weather conditions, owners need to be sure it had the proper regular maintenance and the best gutter system to preserve its pristine condition. Because gutter systems keep water away from walls and the foundation, installing seamless copper gutters can significantly prevent damage, add appeal, and maintain the strength and support of the foundation.
Copper gutters in Boston, MA are in demand because of the numerous qualities they bring to any home. Copper is a high-end material known for its durability, longevity and strength. Therefore, seamless copper gutters are extremely durable and long-lasting. Copper gutters give your exterior a traditional, but elegant appearance and will improve the splendor of your home. The green patina effect of copper as it ages also provides an extraordinary feature. Lastly, copper is an algaecide and effectively stops the growth of mildew and lichens. Mildew and other similar growth can cause blockage in gutters. The natural prevention of this means there is less maintenance with copper gutters on your home.
Although the initial investment of copper gutter installation can be more expensive than other kinds of gutter systems, you will still save money over the life of the home. With the high cost associated with copper gutters and the intricacy of the installation, it very important to hire a knowledgeable and skillful professional who will protect the investment you are making in your home.
To find out more about the benefits copper gutters, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
5 April 2018
When summer arrives, the days and nights can get very hot. The hot outdoor temperatures can infiltrate your home. This generally causes homeowners to increase the air conditioning power to maintain the comfort level inside. Because more energy is used, your home energy consumption rises. However, this can be prevented if you choose the right home attic insulationto make your home more energy efficient.
Spray foam insulation outperforms other types of insulation because of its high resistance value. Because air flows through gaps, cracks, and holes in your attic, the cool air escapes and the hot air comes in. Spray foam insulation creates an airtight seal which expands and tightly fills crevices that might otherwise have been left exposed. This makes it less permeable to air infiltration. Also, it provides a barrier from external moisture which prevents mold from growing and penetrating. The polymer within spray foam is inert, meaning it provides no food source for mold or bacteria.
One major advantage of spray foam insulation in Worcester, MA that grabs the attention of most homeowners is the savings. Although the initial installation cost is high, the long term savings far out way any cost differences. You can save on monthly heating and cooling bills so the return on investment makes up for the initial upfront investment. Since spray foam insulation does not deteriorate over time, the savings continue indefinitely.
To find out more about spray foam insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
3 April 2018
When it comes to energy efficiency and quality performance, selecting the best insulation system is a complex decision. Wet spray cellulose insulation in Worcester, MA is made of recycled and shredded paper products plus a fire retardant chemical known as borate. The paper is broken down into cellulose fibers. The cellulose cells of these fibers have natural insulating power making it a good option in providing better insulation to your home.
One great advantage of wet spray cellulose insulation for existing structures is the ability to insulate without removing interior dry wall or exterior cladding in order to gain access to stud cavities. They are commonly used in areas where space is an issue and the maximum R-value is desired in a thin layer. Another advantage of choosing wet spray insulation is the air sealing benefits they offer. They have a higher R-value which prevents heat from escaping. They help reduce the air infiltration through leaky walls that is commonly found in older homes. Moreover, wet spray cellulose insulation has a high sound transmission class rating, providing unmatched sound reduction and making it a good choice for sound control.
Cellulose insulation is installed using an specific machine that blows the insulation. The cellulose fibers are blown or sprayed into the space to create an even layer that fills all gaps. This requires professional installation and needs to be done by an insulation specialist to address it effectively.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
Insulation helps keep your house cool in the summer!