What to look for in an Insulation Contactor

Yes, there are times when hot air isn’t a good thing It’s smart to contract a spray foam insulation expert. While DIY has its appeal, going with a pro not only saves time and money, it also prevents costly mistakes and liability.  It also increases the performance of the install, which saves you even more money over the long-term. But...

Soya Spray Foam Insulation: Don’t be Green about the Bean

When it comes to the environment, most of us want to do the right thing. And claims of a product’s greenness can be appealing. Energy saving spray in foam insulation – an idea that is green in and-of-itself – has an inherent appeal to environmentally conscious consumers. So it’s only logical that some insulation companies and insulating foam manufacturers seek...

Imagine! An Insulation Company that “Warms” Things Up.

I have always been very proud of running an insulation installation company. Not just because I help people keep more of their money. Not just because I install a product that helps mitigate the effects of climate change and preserve our planet’s increasingly precious energy resources. While certainly, these are good reasons to be proud of the business I’m in,...

The results are in from the London Spring Home and Garden Show

Londoner’s lead the trend of upgrading builder basic insulation to Spray Foam Andrew Houben, Insta-Insulation’s London Smart Comfort Advisor reports that he has met with numerous London homeowners that are looking to upgrade their builder basic fiberglass insulation to Spray Foam, since meeting them at the London Spring Home and Garden Show last month. When asked why Londoner’s seem to...

Save Money During the Summer Heat

Now that the warmer weather is coming up on us (and fast!), its time to start thinking about how we can save money through the warmer weather. We have compiled a list of easy ways you can save money without dishing out a lot of cash.  Keep checking back here, we will be posting one tip per day. Are you...
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Attic Insulation Means Energy Savings

You pay top dollar to heat your house. So, the thought of precious heat cascading up through your ceiling into the heavens should be a perpetual source of irritation. When you have less than ideal attic insulation, you are literally burning money. And it’s just as bad in the summer. Less than ideal attic insulation means you are not keeping the heat out. Definitely not cool.

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Air Sealing

Hot air – this winter, you want your house full of it. But where you don’t want it, is in a pitch from an insulation company.

Sealing your attic is an ideal way to optimize your Return On Insulation Investment. But buyer beware – it is also the service most exploited by some insulation companies to take advantage of unsuspecting customers. It’s important to know how the process works in order to be sure that your not getting burned.

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Breaking the Mold

Impacting both quality of life and quality of property, mold is a persistent threat to homeowners everywhere. According to the U.S. Centre for Disease Control (CDC) mold can cause.

“…nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation. People with mold allergies may have more severe reactions. Immune-compromised people and people with chronic lung illnesses, such as...

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