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Benefits of Fiberglass Insulation

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During the wintertime, it can be difficult to live in a house with minimal insulation. In the summer, this sentiment is the same. The reason for this is because insulation acts as a blockade from the weather on the outside. It can make sure that the energy you are using...

Why Do We Need Insulation?

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Insulation is a crucial element of every home, but have you ever wondered why? What is Insulation? Insulation is the material that you use in your walls or ceilings to keep your desired temperature more consistent all year round. What this does is makes sure you and your home are both protected...

Does Snow Affect My Insulation?

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In New England and Maine, in general, there is quite a bit of snow. Snow can also cause a lot of problems, such as ice dams, as well as leaks and high heating costs. This being said, the snow can also be extremely helpful at times in determining any issues...

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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