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27 July 2015
In order to have the best home insulation, it is important that you use the type of insulation appropriate for specific parts of your home. Although there are some areas where the insulation type is universal, there are areas of the house that are better served with a specific type of insulation in order to achieve the required R-value. There are a lot of things that need to be considered when it comes to installing insulation correctly. In order to achieve the desired results, it is really best to hire an insulation specialist, regardless of the type of insulation you are installing.
For basements and crawlspaces, blanket insulationis considered the most ideal. It is used in long runs for insulating unfinished walls in underground spaces. When done right, the basement wall blanket insulation can help prevent heat loss making your entire home more energy efficient. Adding insulation will also keep your basement warmer in the winter, making the floors above more comfortable.
Blanket insulation in Worcester, MA comes in rolls that are usually up to 70 feet in length. However, there are some specialty products that come in rolls up to 100 feet long. It can be rolled perfectly to cover the concrete, stone, concrete block, or any other masonry foundation materials that have little insulating value.
To find out more about blanket insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
21 July 2015
Blanket insulation has grown increasingly popular as a thermal or acoustic insulation material in many commercial buildings in Boston. Aside from being the material used in retrofitting warehouses, blanket insulation is also used in post frame construction. It may also be installed over old roof decks before the new standing seam roof is placed.
Blanket insulation in Boston, MA comes in a wide and uniformly textured rolls. Because of its ability to resist heat loss or gain, it is very helpful in improving energy efficiency. As a result, nonrenewable energy is conserved, the dependence on oil will is, and greenhouse gas emissions can be decreased. Aside from playing a vital role in reducing energy consumption in buildings, blanket insulation also allows the required R-value to be achieved in order to make an indoor space comfortable and conducive to doing business.
Blanket insulation is held in place by the covering sheets or insulation support system. Normally, the material is installed over- or applied in-between the structural components of a building. Either way, blanket insulation should only be done by an insulation specialist.
To find out more about the benefits of using a blanket insulation, contact the Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
15 July 2015
What could be more convenient than bringing a hose into the attic, turning on the blower, and letting the insulation material settle in like water from a hose? This is how blown-in insulation works. Because it is this easy, you can insulate even the most uncooperative ceilings and crawl spaces in your home.
Blown-in attic insulation in Boston, MA does a marvelous job of settling around attic obstructions. Unless you want to take of exterior siding or interior drywall to access wall cavities, blown-in insulation is highly prefererred to insulate existing, closed-up walls cavities. This type of insulation is also the best option if you want to be eco-friendly. The material used is made from shredded recycled paper products that have been treated to be fire- and pest- resistant, making them the perfect material for insulating attics.
Because home attic insulation plays a vital role in maintaining your home's value as well as improving its energy efficiency, hire an expert to ensure that the required R-value is achieved.
For more details, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
13 July 2015
Nowadays, homeowners can achieve a high performance and sustainable home by utilizing environmentally friendly and energy-efficient technologies such as wet spray cellulose insulation in Boston, MA. This type of insulation uses a specially formulated mixture of water and adhesive that offers a multitude of advantages and benefits.
Wet spray cellulose insulation lets you get a very green result and meets strict local code. This highly effective insulation method makes you save up to 50% compared to other types of wall insulation. Because it uses an advanced mechanism where the material is sprayed through a nozzle, the wet spray cellulose insulation can fill even the most irregular and hard-to-reach areas of your home thereby ensuring a comprehensive and adequate insulation.
The experienced hands of an insulaion specialist ensures that the needed R-value is achieved when installing the wet spray cellulose insulation. This will result in safe and superior acoustical comfort, air infiltration barrier, condensation and process control, fire protection, sound reduction, and thermal performance. This only means that the wet spray insulation is not only for residential use but for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose and other types of insulation, contact Custom Insulation, Inc..
6 July 2015
Blanket insulation in Worcester, MA provides excellent resistance to heat loss or gain helping you save on energy consumption all year regardless of the season. This flexible blanket insulation comes in rolls and is primarily used in unfinished interior walls of residential basements and crawlspaces. During application, the blanket material is laminated with the appropriate facing suited to the specific job that forms a uniformly textured insulation.
Temperatures in an un-insulated or poorly insulated basement can easily be 5 to 15 degrees cooler than the living space above making it costly to control the indoor temperature upstairs. This is one reason why it is important to take steps to ensure that your home is as energy-efficient as possible by installing basement blanket insulation. This turns your cold, damp basement into a comfortable, dry space increasing the overall functional space of your home while making your home more efficient and less expensive to run.
Adding blanket insulation to your home requires the expertise of an insulation specialist. In order for you to achieve the best results, it is highly recommended that you hire a specialist who will install these specialty products to your floor joists, walls, and ceilings.
For more details, contact Custom Insulation, Inc.
2 July 2015
Blown-in insulation in Boston, MA can be used in various applications. Its main use is in insulating unfinished attics, especially those with hard-to-reach areas. With the help of an insulation specialist, you will get faster and better results with energy saving benefits.
Just like other options for insulation, blown-in attic insulation is specified by R-value. This is the measure of a material’s ability to resist heat conduction. All values assigned to blown-in insulation are based on the amount and rate of insulation being blown into the attic to achieve the desired density and height. In order to ensure that your insulation has the appropriate R-value, it is best to hire a trained professional who will operate the blowing machine, at the rate that is set in order to reach the specified coverage and R-value.
Having the appropriate and adequate home attic insulation is very important for your own comfort and for energy efficiency. The right amount of insulation will help save on monthly energy expenses and on the wear and tear of your HVAC system which will no longer have to work as hard. With the right insulation, you can be confident that your home has the correct R-value to maintain the required level of indoor temperature and air quality, guaranteeing convenience in the comfort of your own home.
Different areas of your home require different amounts of insulation. To find out more, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc..
22 June 2015
Wet spray cellulose insulation uses shredded plant fiber that has a fire retardant borate additive. The cellulose itself is sprayed into an open wall, ceiling or floor cavity with a mist of water which is enough to activate the glue in the specially formulated wet spray mixture.
Wet spray cellulose insulation in Worcester, MA has evolved from the need to achieve the air sealing benefits of spray foam insulation more cost-effectively. The wall cavity is sprayed full, starting from the bottom until the top is reached. An insulation specialist does the critical job of ensuring that there is the correct water mixture that will provide the inexpensive, high R-value when applied.
In experienced hands, the wet spray cellulose insulation combines the least cost of cellulose with the continuous thermal control and air seal of spray foam. In the hands of those who did not undergo proper and intensive training for this job, adding inappropriate loads of water to a building enclosure can lead to a large and costly disaster. For this reason, it is best that you hire only an insulation specialist to do the job for you from start to finish.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation and other options, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
16 June 2015
Blanket insulation in Worcester, MA comes in rolls up to 70 feet long. However, some specialty products may come in rolls up to 100 feet in length. Because of the length variations, blanket insulation is often chosen for areas that need insulation that stretches to more than 96 inches. This type of insulation is particularly used in long runs between ceiling or floor joists. Blanket insulation is also a great material for insulating unfinished walls in basements or crawl spaces.
Blanket insulation can be installed horizontally or vertically on unframed, exterior basement walls. With furring strips, it is held against the sill plate at the top of the basement wall. Once installed, basement blanket insulation transforms a damp, cold basement into comfortable living space. It is very effective in eliminating mold and humidity issues which are common in uninsulated basements. Additionally, homeowners will save on energy expenses because blanket insulation also helps lower your heating and cooling costs throughout the year.
When transforming an underused basement into a bonus room, it is important that you consider improving its insulation. For more details, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
9 June 2015
During the summer, the days and nights can get very hot. Much of the heat generated by the sun's ultraviolet rays can transfer to the interior of your home. In response, you often need to increase the air conditioning power of your in-house HVAC system. In your efforts to alleviate the interior temperature of your home, home energy consumption rises. However, this can all be prevented with spray foam insulation installed in your home attic. The cost of the installation can be recovered by the energy cost savings you get each month.
Spray foam insulation in Boston, MA significantly reduces your energy consumption at home. It allows you to save on your monthly energy expenses throughout the year, not just during summer when the days are hot. Spray foam provides safe and effective insulation for your attic in order to prevent the cool air from escaping and the hot air from coming in. Spray foam also serves as a high-grade material designed to help reflect the sun's energy. This spray-applied insulation provides an R-factor of 6.50 per inch of thickness, so it delivers thermal resistance and air-sealing barrier using less material as compared to other insulation types.
To find out more about spray foam insulation and the advantages it has for your home, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc..
2 June 2015
Conserving energy with effective home attic insulation is a concept that makes sense. There are many options to choose from when it comes to having the right insulation for your home. If you prefer or require an insulation solution that can support significantly greater loads, closed cell spray foam insulation is your best bet for interior applications.
Keeping the outside air out and the inside air in means less energy is required to maintain a comfortable indoor air temperature for your home. This means lower overall energy costs. Adding the appropriate amount of insulation to your attic and crawl spaces will literally pay for itself in just a few years by having improved insulation. Spray foam insulation in Worcester, MA provides your home with a seamless home barrier that eliminates air leakage in the building envelope.
With the right amount of spray foam insulation in place, your home will be both comfort and efficient. You will be able to create an indoor environment where the temperature is maintained at the desired level regardless of the season. The exceptional air sealing and R-values of spray foam insulation results in minimized home heating and cooling expenses. Apart from reducing the use of your in-house HVAC system, you will also benefit from decreased sound emissions and less moisture condensation. Properly installed insulation also help prevent outdoor air infiltration and allergen penetration.
To find out more about spray foam insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
Insulation helps keep your house cool in the summer!