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8 March 2016
Wet spray cellulose insulation can be installed in the walls and ceiling of both residential and commercial buildings. The cellulose material used in this type of insulation is made of recycled paper. Because it is sourced in the recycling arena, this alternative insulation is not just cost-effective, it is also an environmentally-conscious option.
Wet spray cellulose insulation is exactly as it sounds. The recycled paper that makes up this material is treated before being used as insulation. When sprayed into the cavity of a building, this loose-fill insulation is slightly damp and requires the expertise of a custom insulation specialist to ensure that the material is placed in the right spot to ensure that the cavity is effectively sealed.
Wet spray cellulose insulation in Boston, MA is typically installed in a wide range of densities depending on the specific needs of the application. The R-value of wet spray cellulose is roughly 3.2 per inch, which is higher than that of standard fiberglass which only has an R-value of 2.2 per inch. This means that you will need a lesser amount of cellulose insulation in order to achieve the same R-value of fiberglass required in your building.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation, contact Custom Insulation, Inc.
29 February 2016
There are many reasons why homeowners choose to go the spray foam route when choosing the material for home attic insulation.
Spray foam insulation in Worcester, MA has grown in demand because along with being a great insulator it also adds to the structural integrity of a home. This type of insulation almost doubles the strength of the walls while serving like a glue that holds the roof sheathing in place. This same material keeps the heated or cooled air from leaking through the attic, instead keeping it trapped inside your living space in order to maintain comfort. Because the HVAC system wil not be overworked when using spray foam insulation, you will remain comfortable inside your home in all four seasons. You will also benefit from the cost savings on your monthly cooling or heating bill.
In addition to making your home more energy-efficient all year, air infiltration will be prevented when the right amount of spray foam insulation is installed by an insulation specialist. It also helps minimize the allergens and pollutants that can enter your home, putting you and your family’s health at risk. Spray foam eliminates or reduce moisture that can degrade parts of your home as well as outside noise, making your home more comfortable overall.
To find out more about the advantages and benefits of spray foam insulation for your home attic, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
22 February 2016
When it comes to upgrading your home attic insulation, there are a number of options from which to choose, but there is one that stands out among them all – the blown-in insulation. Choosing this type of home insulation gives you the benefit of more efficient and easier-to-install insulation.
When compared with other types of attic insulation, blown-in insulation in Boston, MA is more efficient. This loose-fill insulation is a monolithic layer. This means there are no seams like are found in batt insulation. Because of this, blown-in insulation outperforms batt insulation of the same R-value by almost 25%.
Another benefit of blown-in attic insulation is how well it insulates. Insulation specialists can upgrade the attic insulation more quickly than they can install other alternatives. For instance, two installers can accomplish the installation of blown-in attic insulation in a few hours. Those two installers installing batting insulation in the attic would take significantly more time to finish.
To find out more about the other benefits of blown-in attic insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
15 February 2016
The material used in wet spray cellulose insulation is made of recycled paper that is treated before being used as insulation. It primarily consists of newspaper, cardboard and other recycled paper. Because it is sourced in the recycling arena, you are helping your home and the environment when you choose this alternative.
Wet spray cellulose insulation in Worcester, MA can be used in various applications including residential housing, multi-family projects, and light commercial structures. Wherever this environmentally-conscious option is used, the wet spray cellulose insulation provides a higher R-value compared to other options. It does not need to be extra-thick to achieve the desired R-value. This allows you to save on the time spent and the material used in installation. This is why it is used in certain areas where space is an issue and the maximum R-value can be achieved with a relatively thin layer of insulation.
Wet spray cellulose is sprayed into an open cavity with a mist of water which activates the specially-formulated adhesive. While the installation process sounds easy, it needs to be performed with the knowledge and skills of an insulation specialist in order for it to be installed correctly to achieve the R-value of 3.8 per inch.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation, contact Custom Insulation, Inc.
8 February 2016
In addition to keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer, spray foam insulation is also effective in keeping the structural integrity of your home in shape. It is also a great choice for those who suffer from allergies.
By investing in spray foam insulation in Boston, MA, you will have significant heating and cooling savings throughout the year. Spray foam insulation has air sealing qualities that make your home more energy efficient. This means that your HVAC equipment at home will run less often. This insulation will keep the treated air from escaping through your attic so the HVAC equipment will not be overworked to achieve the right comfort level you need in your home.
The insulating and air sealing quality of spray foam which is used in home attic insulation has multiple benefits. Your attic will be air-sealed so no tiny cracks holes are left open where allergens, pollutants, air, and moisture can get in. This helps minimize the risk of respiratory distress and chances of mold growth, and prevents pests and critters from making nest in your home.
To find out more about the benefits of choosing spray foam insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
1 February 2016
When it comes to home attic insulation, contractors have a variety of options. But blown-in insulation is always a best bet for performance and budget. This is because blown-in insulation has proven to be cost-effective. It provides a high R-value without needing to be extra thick allowing homeowners to save on the cost of materials and installation. After it is correctly installed, it allows you to save on monthly expenses because blown-in insulation significantly contributes in reducing energy consumption for heating and cooling.
Blown-in insulation in Worcester, MA refers to blowing or spraying the insulation materials into attics, floors, and wall cavities. The materials used brings improved performance per square inch to home insulation and has the least amount of settling over time.
Adding blown-in attic insulation to your existing home will cover cracks, holes, or leaks that can affect your home’s energy efficiency. Once installed, this insulation works perfectly to keep heated air or cooled air from escaping through the attic. As a result, you will enjoy a comfortable home throughout the year, regardless of the season.
To find out more about blown-in attic insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
22 January 2016
Wet spray cellulose insulation in Boston, MA is a cost-effective option when planning to update the insulation in your home. This type of insulation uses cellulose material made from either ground recycled paper or denim. It is then heavily treated with nonhazardous chemicals but which are notoriously flame retardant and pest-resistant. When installed correctly, wet spray cellulose insulation can provide an R-value of around 3.5 per inch. Therefore, you benefit from affordable insulation because the cellulose is made out of recycled materials, as well as from the cost savings on heating and air conditioning expenses .
Wet spray cellulose insulation is best installed by an insulation specialist. The material is blown in an enclosed cavity under heavy pressure and requires knowledge, skills, and experience to use specialized equipment for perfect installation. For improved home insulation, get help from an expert wet spray cellulose installer.
To find out more about wet spray cellulose insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
14 January 2016
The immediate and long-term benefits of installing spray foam insulation far outweigh the initial costs associated with installation. But if you still doubt that it is worth the investment, take a look at the following benefits of installing spray foam insulation in your home:
All these immediate and long-term benefits are effective as soon as spray foam insulation in Worcester, MA is installed.
To find out more about insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
8 January 2016
Having an attic provides extra space to your home. But it can also be an issue if you do not have the most appropriate and efficient home attic insulation. Temperature controlled indoor air can escape through the uninsulated or under-insulated throughout every season of the year. If you think your attic could be more efficient, hire a professional to inspect the attic to see if it is insulated properly.
Investing inblown-in attic insulation can pay off overtime as it cuts down on heating and cooling costs. It significantly helps improve the home energy efficiency all year long. Your HVAC system will run less frequently and the indoor temperature will stay more consistent with fewer air leaks.
While blown-in insulation in Boston, MA is an ideal option when it comes to upgrading an under-insulated or uninsulated attic, it is also a great alternative when upgrading the existing wall insulation in the attic. This type of insulation is the easiest and the most effective way to fill in the gaps as it is blown into place.
To find out more about the amazing benefits of blown-in attic insulation, contact Custom Insulation Company, Inc.
31 December 2015
Normally at this time of week, we at Custom Insulation reserve time and energy to author our blogs. We do this in the interest of keeping you all updated, educated, and informed on subjects that we hope provide you both personal and professional reward.
As we sit now with the holiday celebrations of last week behind us but with the warmth of family still surrounding us, our thoughts are with you. With the New Year just days away, our thoughts include true appreciation for our relationships with each of you and how those relationships allow for us to take this briefest of moments to fully prioritize and celebrate family.
As we approach the New Year's celebration, may you all remain safe and surrounded by family. May 2016 be a most merry and prosperous year for you and your businesses. And may we be honored with privilege of your continued friendships and partnership for 2016 and for years to come.
Warmest Regards To You All....
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