Category: Insulation Technical Articles/White Papers

Beat the Utica, NY Cold With Spray Foam Insulation

It’s getting into the cold season for homes and businesses all throughout the Utica, NY area, and if memories of some chilly days last year have you considering moving south, a cheaper solution might just be the installation of spray foam insulation. Spray foam is quickly becoming one of the leading choices in insulation, and…

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Are you tripping over your own sidewalk?

Did you know that you are responsible for the sidewalk in front of your home?  If someone hurts themselves on your sidewalk you can be held liable.  If your sidewalk and/or pavement is uneven we have a solution for you!  Concrete Lifting!  This process is more cost effective and can be done in less time…

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Do I Need A Vapor Barrier?

Vapor barriers are designed to prevent moisture transfer via diffusion. Because 99% of moisture transfer, in homes is from air-leakage and only 1% is from diffusion, it is more important to have an “air-barrier” instead of  a “vapor barrier”, which was designed for moisture transfer from diffusion.  Closed cell foam and soft foam provide a…

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Reduce Pollutants in Your Home

In recent years several serious respiratory illnesses have been linked to pollutants found in the air inside the structures in which we live and work. Poor indoor air quality can have adverse effects on quality of life. Because spray foam provides an airtight seal in walls, floors, and ceilings, it virtually eliminates the infiltration of…

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How Does Fiberglass Insulation Work

Fiberglass insulation was created in the early 1930s by a scientist at Owens Corning as an alternative to the highly-combustible materials used to insulate homes in those days. It is non-conductive, conveniently available in either roll or batt form, and has gone on to become the most popular insulating material currently available. There’s magic in…

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Insulating your home is a great way to save money on energy costs

Installing insulation in your home is like money in the bank, because, well, it can literally put more money in your bank. (Or in your tank, as the case might be with recent gas prices, but that’s beside the point.) It’s a year-round benefit that not only keeps you warm in the winter but cool…

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