Category Archives: Spray Foam Insulation

Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation. Insulation That Delivers Savings For The Long-term.

Depending on the age of a home, the size, the layout, and the actual construction, industry research shows that up to 50% of indoor air is leaking out of the home. It means that in winter, warm indoor air is leaking out, and in summer, cool indoor air is leaking. A home that is well insulated (and well ventilated) does not experience this kind of air leakage. For the professionals, indoor air that is heated or cooled is considered “conditioned” air – and for that air to leak out is simply a waste of money. On the other hand, a properly insulated home actually delivers energy savings and money savings annually. Continue reading

Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation. It’s Become the Favourite of Professionals.

Professional insulation contractors are routinely recommending Spray Polyurethane Foam as an insulation option for residential homes. And because of the excellent outcomes, SPF is quickly becoming an industry favorite for installers across the country. For very expansive spaces like attics and roofs, the product is ideal, and simply better than any other application. Continue reading

What is the Best Insulation for Basements?

While it’s true that there are a number of good options for insulating the basement, it’s also likely that contractors will have varying opinions. There is no shortage of insulation product on the market, and with so many product claims, choosing the best insulation for the basement can be somewhat challenging. But to be sure, working with an experienced insulation contractor will make a big difference. With a good contractor, it’s far easier to choose the right product for the job, and the right installation approach for the space. And for those who might opt for the DIY (do-it-yourself) approach, there may well be money savings, but the best project outcomes are with the professionals. Continue reading

Why Attic Insulation and Ventilation are So Important

Most builders and contractors believe that attics should be vented. The better contractors go one step further, and maintain that attic insulation and attic ventilation must go together. There are a myriad of opinions (not everyone agrees) but it’s generally established that attic ventilation will benefit the home. A well-ventilated attic space will reduce moisture build-up and condensation, both of which are undesirable in the attic cavity. It will serve to lengthen the lifespan of roofing shingles. Air conditioning bills (cooling) will be reduced in the summer. And in winter, there is less chance of “ice dams” developing. Needless to say, attic ventilation is only one component. Continue reading