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Which Is The Best Type Of Spray Foam To Use In Connecticut?

2018-02-13T03:27:14+00:00 By |Categories: Uncategorized|

It depends totally on the construction of the building in question and the surrounding weather conditions. There are two types of spray foams. Closed cell spray foams are almost totally impervious to moisture and air. Open cell spray foams are impervious to air, but not to moisture. Local insulation installers in CT have failed to educate [...]

WHY CONNECTICUT HOMEOWNERS CHOOSE CT RETROFIT SPRAY FOAM INSULATION COMPANY

2018-02-13T02:43:42+00:00 By |Categories: Uncategorized|

The spray foam insulation developed from the mixture of two types of composite materials, polyurethane, and isocyanate. This provides an ability to fill gaps in homes that can prove difficult to seal. This is a powerful option for most homeowners in Connecticut as it is a monolithic air barrier. No other type of insulation performs this [...]

Spray Foam Insulation Air Quality & Health

2017-11-14T14:52:50+00:00 By |Categories: Spray Foam Insulation|

BENEFITS FOR PEOPLE WITH ALLERGIES, ASTHMA AND RESPIRATORY DISEASE: People with allergies, asthma and certain chemical sensitivities have often found that, in buildings with spray foam, dangers of respiratory distress caused by natural airborne irritants are reduced. Pollutants and airborne allergens can penetrate even the smallest gaps in other forms of insulation. Airborne moisture can [...]

Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation

2017-08-15T00:00:13+00:00 By |Categories: Spray Foam Insulation|

Closed-cell spray foam insulation is renowned for being a superior material for both residential and commercial projects. Its unique application allows it to improve energy-efficiency while also enclosing conditioned air inside the structure, thus, reducing the amount of money spent on wasted energy. It’s also virtually impervious to moisture, preventing the loss of R-value, as well [...]

Ductless Heating & Cooling Options for a Home or Business

2017-08-25T13:18:30+00:00 By |Categories: Ductless AC, Ductless Mini, Mitsubishi|

Believe it or not one of the most devastating aspects of any commercial or residential HVAC system isn’t the compressor, condenser, blower motor, or any of the other moving parts; it’s the thing that does supposedly nothing – the duct system. Duct systems not only carry allergens, dander, and debris to every room in the house, [...]

Get That Crawl Space Insulated

2017-04-16T16:55:09+00:00 By |Categories: Crawl Space|

Homes in New England are built on many different kinds of foundations, including slabs, crawl spaces, unfinished basements, and finished basements. Many people know why it’s necessary to insulate your attic and basement, it’s important to understand the benefits from insulation beneath you in your crawl space. What’s A Crawl Space? A crawl space is a space beneath your house that’s big enough [...]

Get Your Home Ready for Spring: Make Your Home Energy Efficient

2017-04-17T12:45:46+00:00 By |Categories: Attic Insulation, Energy Efficiency, Insulation|

"Spring has sprung"...as they say. For many, this means great weather and finally being able to be outdoors more. For others, spring is the time of year for cleaning and home improvements, especially because the heat of summer is right around the corner. The more you get done when temperatures are mild, the less you'll have to [...]

Home Insulation FAQ’s

2017-04-04T03:59:48+00:00 By |Categories: Insulation|

Q: What type of insulation do I need? A: The type of insulation you need actually depends on where it needs to be installed, what R-values are required, and your budget. The U.S. Department of Energy recommends different R-values for different zones. Q: What is loose-fill fiberglass? A: Loose-fill fiberglass insulation is usually blown into unfinished [...]