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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.
19 May 2015
Your attic is one of the most important factors that contribute to the efficiency of your home. Improper or insufficient insulation will result in a second story which can be uncomfortably hot in the summer, even when your HVAC system runs constantly. Increasing your home attic insulation levels allows your home to be more comfortable and lets you save money on energy bills.
Blown-in insulation in Boston, MA is the ideal solution for homes that lack the proper levels of insulation. It is an economical way to increase comfort and decrease energy consumption in your home. Either cellulose or fiberglass insulation will be blown into every nook and cranny in your home attic and crawl spaces in order to achieve the optimum R-value to fit the climate of Boston and Worcester.
Sufficient blown-in attic insulation is crucial in preventing the movement of heat between the attic and living space below. Its thick thermal blanket has an insulating power that greatly helps reduce energy bills by up to 50%. If your home is older than 20 years, it is likely that it may not have sufficient insulation. However, owning a more recently built home does not necessarily mean you have the required or recommended amount of insulation either. So it is best to hire an insulation professional to evaluate your insulation in order to ensure that your home stays cool and comfortable all summer long.
To find out more about blown-in insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
11 May 2015
The attic in your home can be insulated using blown fiberglass or blown cellulose insulation. But at Custom Insulation, we strongly suggest that you choose the latter because it is more efficient, longer-lasting, and safer. Cellulose is considered a great home attic insulation material to be blown into any attic in order to achieve the required R-value which ensures a cooler space to live in this summer.
Blown-in insulation in Worcester, MA offers an all-borate cellulose insulation that helps you save on your energy expenses. It is effective in maintaining a cool and comfortable living area because it uses insulation material that does not irritate your skin or pose any health problems.
With the help of a custom insulation specialist, blown-in attic insulation can be installed correctly in your home for a performance rating of R-30 with approximately 8 inches of thickness. If you choose to use fiberglass insulation, it would require almost 12 inches of material to achieve the same R-30 rating. This can be a lot more costly as compared to all-borate cellulose.
To find out more about how you can save with all-borate cellulose blown insulation in your attic, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
Insulation helps keep your house cool in the summer!