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Where should I insulate my home?

Insulating your home in the right areas will make it more comfortable, reduce energy costs and increase the market value. Energy costs in poorly insulated homes are estimated to be 30 to 50 percent more for heating and cooling than homes with up-to-date insulation. A well-insulated home is much quieter and when it is time […]

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How Safe Is Insulation?

Homeowners seeking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and lower their monthly energy costs look to insulation as a first line of defense. Insulation acts as a barrier between the living spaces of the home and the outdoor environment. Because insulation is designed to fill even the tiniest of gaps, air is less […]

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How to Choose the Right Type of Insulation for My Home

With so many different types of insulation available for residential use, selecting the right one for your home may seem like a daunting process. You’ll need to consider your budget, the durability of the insulation and the R-value, which is the measurement of thermal resistance or the capacity of an insulating material to resist heat […]

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