When Do I Need To Replace My Insulation?

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Insulation can last 50-100 years depending on what kind of material you get installed. Whether it is spray foam or cellulose insulation, or whether it is 5 inches versus 15 inches, these factors will all influence how long the insulation will be effective in a home. Similarly, some people move into...

How Does Insulation Help Prevent Ice Dams?

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What is an Ice Dam? Ever seen icicles coming off the side of your home? Ever noticed that you have massive pieces of ice hanging off your gutters? This is an ice dam. Ice dams are formed due to heat warming up the snow, causing it to turn to liquid, which then...

How Can Insulation Lower My Heating Costs?

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Insulation has been said to be able to reduce heating costs by upwards of 50-70% depending on a few factors. While this is not always 100% true, savings can still start at about 30% and work upward from there. While 70% is not out of reach, it can be a...

Advantages of Spray Foam Insulation

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Spray foam insulation can be often overlooked, as there are quite a few different kinds of insulation available. While it is overlooked, it outperforms most other types of insulation and can save you a lot of money in the process. Let’s take a look at what spray foam insulation is...

Spring is a good time to check your gutters

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Winter can have a harsh effect on the exterior of your home. Your gutters and downspouts can take the brunt of this damage throughout the winter. Heavy amounts of snow and ice can pull the gutters away from the fascia board, and high winds can loosen up the downspouts. With...

Advantages of R-Value Remain Stable Over Time

Spray foam is a preferred method of insulation due to its built in air sealing quality and vapor retarding capabilities. These qualities help give spray foam a higher r-value. R-value is a measurement of thermal resistance or more simply put, the resistance to transfer of heat. A higher R-value provides a better insulation...

How Spray Foam Insulation Prevents Damage from Ice Dams

For homeowners throughout New England, ice dams can be quite a nightmare.  Ice dams form when snow on one’s roof is exposed to freezing temperatures, causing it freeze and clog the gutter. When heat rises and melts the snow and ice, instead of flowing into the gutter, the meltwater often...

Does Spray Foam Insulation Reduce the Risk of Mold?

In addition to energy efficiency, spray foam insulation can also reduce the risk of mold in your home or commercial building. Mold and other types of moisture related issues cause one of the most damaging causes to a building’s structure. In addition to compromising your building’s structure, mold can also...

Help Reduce Pollen and Dust Allergens with Spray Foam Insulation

Though there are many home insulation options in Massachusetts, spray foam is the fastest and most affordable method to improve the indoor comfort of your home not only by maintaining temperature and reducing noise transmission, but by dramatically reducing infiltration from allergy-causing irritants. If you’re one of thousands of allergy sufferers...


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