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Standard Insulating Co. to host family-friendly grand opening celebration at new welcome center

  Event to feature AC giveaway, food, family fun for entire community   Standard Insulating Company (Standard Insulating Co.) will host a family-friendly grand opening celebration open to all on Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their location on River Road in Marcy. The grand opening will commemorate their new Welcome…

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Standard Insulating proudly receives Century Club Award

The Department of Energy Century Club Award recognizes Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractors that have improved the energy efficiency of more than 100 homes in the past year – demonstrating their dedication and outstanding contributions to the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program. Standard Insulating Company is proud to work with the Home Performance with…

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Need an Insulation Contractor for Your Utica Home? We Can Help!

When your home is lacking insulation, there are many signs that will point to it. If you’re not warm in the winter, and not cool and comfortable in the summer, then the insulation in your home probably isn’t providing a good barrier. If you’re seeing higher than normal home heating and electric bills, that could…

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Need Help with Insulation Costs for Your Utica Home? EmPower New York Can Help.

Sometimes, having a comfortable home and saving energy seems out of reach. Adding new insulation and getting energy-efficient appliances costs money. For some, that can put making needed home improvements, like new insulation, out of reach. What if there was a program that could help you get the products and services you need to save energy…

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How to Choose a Reliable Spray Foam Insulation Contractor for Your Utica, NY Home

Have you been experiencing chilly conditions in your home in the winter, sweltering heat in the summer, uncomfortable drafts and exorbitant utility bills? Then chances are, your home isn’t as well-insulated as it should be. You may be considering having your home insulated, but you might be unsure of the right materials to use, and…

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Save Energy & Feel More Comfortable in Your Utica, NY Home with Spray Foam Insulation

Does your Utica, NY home feel drafty and chilly in the winter, and hot and uncomfortable in the summer? In spite of your discomfort, are your utility bills constantly high? Then it might be time for you to consider improving your home’s insulation. If you’re in the process of renovating an older home, spray foam…

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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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Save Energy – and Money – When You Insulate Your Home With Standard Insulating Co.

In New York, winters can be rough, with below-zero temperatures and significant snowfall. And summers can be sweltering, with temperatures soaring into the 90s and humidity nearing tropical levels. How can you keep your home protected, no matter what the weather? Well, no matter what part of the state you live in – Rome, NY,…

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Save Energy in Your Syracuse, NY Home – Insulate with Standard Insulating Co.

If you’ve been considering improved insulation for your Syracuse, NY home, but you’ve been concerned about spray foam insulation costs, you really should consider contacting Standard Insulating Co. We can help you compare the costs of spray foam insulation and cellulose insulation, and can perform a free home energy audit to show you where you’re…

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R-Values 101

If your thoughts in the fall turn to trying to find ways to save on your heating bills during the winter months, you’ve probably looked into the possibility of adding more insulation. And then you were likely confronted by a confusing set of numbers called an “R-value.” At Standard Insulating Co. we feel that pain,…

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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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Standard Insulating Recognized by US Dept. of Energy for Outstanding Contributions!

Standard Insulating is one of 14 NYSERDA Home Performance contractors to receive a 2012 Century Club Award from the US Department of Energy. The Century Club Award recognizes Home Performance contractors that have completed 100 or more energy efficiency projects through the Home Performance program’s “whole house” approach during the year.  This is a comprehensive…

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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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Pet Hair Build Up!

“Pets shed during the spring – when dust and pet hair build up on your refrigerator condenser coils, the motor works harder and uses more electricity. As part of your spring-cleaning routine, make sure the coils are cleaned so that air can circulate freely.” (http://www.wmgld.com)