insulation

November 21, 2019

Insulating Paint: What It Is and How It Works

Insulating paint is a concept based on a long-sought-after goal of insulating structures by applying a specially formulated paint coating — instead of more labor-intensive, conventional methods such as installing insulating material in the attic and inside walls. In the 1990s, NASA pursued research into insulating coatings to protect space vehicles from extreme heat during re-entry into the atmosphere. Today, several manufacturers produce insulating paint for structures.  Limited tests have been conducted on these products thus far and results have […]
July 9, 2019

Why Replacing Insulation is Important

Insulation is an essential but often overlooked component of your heating and cooling system. While many homeowners know that it helps keep warm air out of their homes in the summer and retain indoor heat during the colder months, they have no idea that a time comes when it’s crucial to start replacing insulation. The Need to Replace Insulation Several factors make it necessary for you to replace your home insulation: Loss of effectiveness — Insulation deteriorates over time. Consequently, […]
June 25, 2019

Summer Insulation Best Practices

We all know insulation is important in the winter It keeps warm air from rising into the attic, allowing it to stay in your home longer, keep your house more comfortable, and save you energy. But did you know that insulation is just is important in the summer? Here’s how insulation can help you in warmer weather, as well as a few tips on making sure your home is properly insulated. Summer Insulation Benefits Insulation does two things in warm weather. […]
January 24, 2019

What to Know About Window Insulation

Inefficient windows may be all that’s keeping you between staying comfortable this winter and achieving low energy bills. Although it’s a small investment of time and money, adding window insulation might be the key to a draft-free home and reasonable heating accosts.   As important as they are, windows are often the least efficient component of homes. Glass has practically no insulation value and air leaks in windows are common. Making your windows more efficient is a two-step process to […]