Monthly Archives: March 2018

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New Construction with Open and Closed Cell Spray Foam

By |2018-10-23T01:51:41+06:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you building a new home, or are you in the market to build a new home?  First off, congratulations! While you have some work ahead of you, this is going to be truly exciting and memorable time.  If you’ve been here before, chances are, you’ve read why having an Insulation Contractor, rather than just having a General Contractor.  If you haven’t, you can find it here. Should you decide, [...]

Three Reasons to Insulate Your Home THIS Spring

By |2018-10-23T01:51:48+06:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Can you believe that 90% of homes in the United States are under-insulated?  Under-insulation causes your home to lose excessive heat in winter and gain excessive heat in summer.  The drastic temperature shifts add to energy costs and cause your HVAC system to work harder.  Spring is a great time to upgrade your home insulation, and THIS spring is the BEST time to do it!  Keep reading for three reasons [...]

March Madness and Home Renovations

By |2018-10-23T01:51:56+06:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s that time of year again!  The birds are chirping.  The fish are biting…and we are all filling out our March Madness Brackets!  With the long, beautiful (did I mention cool) days of spring upon us, it’s hard to believe that there would be any madness right now.  But, we love our basketball...and making things pretty.  Don’t let the madness bleed into your next home renovation project.  This spring, save [...]

Five Reasons to Choose an Insulation Contractor

By |2018-10-23T01:52:07+06:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  In our busy lives, convenience tends to be one of the greatest motivators in our decision-making process.  However, value and quality are also important.  For many homeowners, the convenience of hiring a general contractor can overshadow the expertise of job-specific contractors, like insulation contractors.  As great as your family doctor might be, you wouldn’t visit him or her if you had a broken bone. You would visit an orthopedist [...]

Top 3 Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

By |2018-10-23T01:52:11+06:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many benefits to using spray foam insulation; however, the top three are likely these: Energy Savings, Comfort, and Air Quality. Energy Savings Energy savings is two-fold with spray foam insulation.  First, a better insulated home keeps the outside temperatures from coming inside and the inside temperatures from seeping outside.  This reduces your need to constantly run your air conditioner or heater, thus reducing your energy costs.  In peak [...]

Is your insulation flood damage-resistant?

By |2018-10-23T01:52:19+06:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Not your average question, right?  However, if you live in a coastal area like Louisiana, you probably spend plenty of time thinking about —or at least hearing about—flooding.  If you’re a homeowner, you definitely know a little something about your home’s flood rating.  If you don’t know, or can’t remember, it’s probably a good time to call your insurance company and check on that! Your home’s susceptibility to flooding is [...]

Decisions, Decisions

By |2018-10-23T01:52:27+06:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you remember, we are discussing the differences between open cell and closed cell spray foam insulation. Here’s a quick recap of yesterday’s post: R-value is the ability to prevent the transfer of heat. The higher the R-value number, the better the insulation works to prevent heat transfer. Open cell spray foam has a lower R-value per inch than closed cell spray foam. Open cell is an air barrier, while [...]

LEAPING over to spray foam…

By |2018-10-23T01:52:31+06:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(Pun totally intended, just in case you were wondering.) Just when you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and invest in spray foam insulation, you realize that there are two different types. And, look at you…doing it so early! It’s a good thing because you still have time to do a little research before temperatures begin rising. What’s even better is that we’ve already done that research for you. Here [...]