Ice Dam Repairs

2019-04-03T03:31:57-04:00By |Categories: Ice Dam, Insulation|

ICE DAMS: Call Connecticut Retrofit An Ice Dam is a hump of ice that forms at the edge of a roof under certain wintertime conditions. An ice dam can damage both your roof and the inside of your home. It will put gutters and downspouts at risk too. Ice Dams are a common sight in Connecticut [...]

Why Is Attic Insulation So Important?

2019-04-03T03:00:07-04:00By |Categories: Attic Insulation, Insulation|

Homeowners should already be well aware of the fact that heat within a home flows from the warmer areas to the cooler ones. If an attic is not properly insulated, this means warm air is able to seep in from the outdoors and disrupt your cool interior on hot summer days. It also means that [...]

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2019-04-03T03:57:50-04:00By |Categories: Air Quality, Attic Insulation, Insulation, Spray Foam Insulation|

When choosing insulation for your home there are a couple of different choices for your home. There are certain advantages to choosing the right insulation for your house. The two most popular options are fiberglass and spray foam insulation. When making a choice in insulating your home consider the following options. Fiberglass is still the [...]

Adding Attic Insulation Will Make Your Home More Comfortable

2019-04-03T05:25:31-04:00By |Categories: Insulation|

Did you notice you had a draft home with the recent weather? Did you know with a draft home you are costing yourself hundreds of dollars a year? By installing attic insulation, you give yourself the largest opportunities to save energy in your home, as well as maintain a comfortable temperature throughout the home. Whether [...]

What Is R Value?

2019-04-03T04:06:17-04:00By |Categories: Insulation|

R-value is a measure of thermal resistance, or the ability to prevent the transfer of heat. The larger the number, the harder that insulation is working at preventing heat conduction. The less heat loss, the lower your energy bills. Heat moves in three ways: conduction, convection or radiation. R-value addresses conduction: the transfer of heat [...]