Insulation

Keep your home energy efficient and your money in your pocket with these home insulation tips and repairs.

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    Here’s Why You Should Use Spray Foam over Fiberglass

    Trying to choose an insulation method? After comparing the two, spray foam is clearly the better option. Here’s why you should consider it.

    Spray Foam Insulation 

    There is no better performing insulation than closed cell spray foam. Find out why.


    Here’s Why Spray Foam Can Regulate Your House Temperature

    If you’re looking to keep the house at a comfortable temperature, it may be time to consider spray foam insulation....


    The Difference Between Open-Cell and Closed-Cell Spray Foam

    Not sure which spray foam is the right fit? This should help!


    Pros and Cons of the Most Commonly Used Types of Residential Insulation

    There are a wide variety of insulation types used in the construction industry. Learn the pros and cons of each...

    This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems

    Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems...


    6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See

    Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.

    5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Spray Foam Gun

    Consider your spray foam truck as a factory on wheels, and therefore, maintain it as you would any other industrial...


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    How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement

    With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...


    Never Do These Things With Spray Foam

    We all love spray foam, but it shouldn't be used for everything! Here are seven things you shouldn't do with...


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    Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts

    Special duct wrap insulation keeps ducts dry and mold-free

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    17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home

    Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing...



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    Saving Energy: Blown in Insulation in the Attic

    Save $1,000 on labor and cut your heating bills with blown in attic insulation.


    Top 10 Questions about Spray Foam Answered

    Spray foam experts answer commonly asked questions about the costs, benefits and proper application of spray foam.


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    Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types

    What’s the best attic insulation? That depends on your definition of “best”. An expert home inspector goes through which attic...

    Why Choose Mineral Wool Insulation?

    Mineral wool has some real advantages over the alternatives. If you have an insulation job coming up, we strongly recommend...


    10 Surprising Ways to Use a Magic Eraser Sponge

    Do you know what makes a Magic Eraser magic? The stain-fighting sponge we all know and love is made from...


    3 Tips for Spray Foam Contractors

    Check out these essential tips for spray foam technicians.


    Ask the Home Inspector: Can Electrical Boxes Be Buried In Insulation?

    Have you ever wondered if electrical boxes can be buried in insulation? Get the answer from our friendly neighborhood home...


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    Mineral Stone Wool Insulation is Making a Comeback. Here’s Why

    An old product with big advantages makes a comeback


    10 Tips to Improve Wall Insulation

    Get the most energy efficiency from your insulation by filling all gaps, avoiding compression, sealing holes in framing and other...


    Why DIY Spray Foam Might Be a Bad Idea

    Here's what you need to know about DIY spray foam and why it's generally not a good idea.


    5 Things You Need to Know About Vermiculite

    If your home was built before 1990, you might have vermiculite insulation in your walls or attic.

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    Removing Mold From Walls

    The best solution is to find the cause.


    How to Install a Vapor Barrier in a Crawlspace

    Use plastic sheeting to control moisture in your crawlspace.


    Spray Foam Insulation Tips

    Never worked with two-part spray foam insulation before? Here's a guide on how to get in, get out and get...


    3 Great Spray Foam Insulations to Consider

    Not sure which spray foam to choose from? These have been reviewed as the top spray foams that will give...


    20 Earth Conscious Home Ideas Through the Years

    Have you heard of the Earthship?


    How to Soundproof a Home Office

    Seal holes, upgrade doors, and add layers of insulation and acoustic board to block sound transmission.