Category: Insulation Everything

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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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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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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Ways You Can Discover If You Need More Insulation

Wondering if the addition of new insulation might save money on your heating and cooling bills? There are some pretty easy ways to find out right away, and right from the privacy of your own home. Unless you live in a brand-new home that has been recently constructed to the most current energy efficient recommendations,…

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