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Polyurethane Spray Foam

February 18, 2016
Polyurethane spray foam is quickly replacing all other insulating materials due to the numerous all-in-one benefits it delivers. Of all insulation material…

How Radiant Heat Impacts Energy Bills Year Round

April 6, 2015
Heat transfers in three different ways: convection, conduction, and thermal radiation. Convection heating moves through the air, like a blow dryer. Conduction…
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The Best Type of Insulation For Your Allergies

April 2, 2015
Photo by flickr user William Brawley Spring is a key time for examining your insulation for two reasons. It’s a time of…

Old DC Houses: Go Green and Save Green

February 28, 2015
Old DC houses have a unique character. That’s why you bought yours. The history, the detail, the status, and the opportunity to…

How To Inspect Your DC Home After The Winter Storms Pass

February 22, 2015
It’s been a harsh winter in much of the nation. Just when you think one winter storm is over, you hear the…

Protect Your Home Insulation From These 3 Things

February 14, 2015
Insulation is one of those things you never really think about until you need it; kind of like the air you breathe.…

The Benefits of Reflective Foil

February 6, 2015
Photo by flickr user: naturalflow The benefits of reflective foil are similar to the benefits of any insulation: reduced cost and increased…

The Health Benefits of Proper Insulation Levels

January 29, 2015
If added layers of insulation seem to you like a luxury you can’t afford, think again. What if you found out it…

How to Get a $500 Tax Credit for Energy Saving Home Renovations

January 21, 2015
Could You Get a Tax Credit For Improvements on Your DC Home? Hi. My name is Michael Grove, but you can call…
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5 Reasons to Sound Proof (A Room In) Your Home

January 7, 2015
You may not be an expert in acoustics, but you know noise when you hear it. Maybe you like noise, but your…

10 Benefits Of Using Spray Foam Insulation

December 14, 2014
Image by Flickr user dunktanktechnician Spray foam insulation, specifically spray polyurethane, is an insulation option that offers unique benefits. It’s called spray…

How to Choose An Insulation Contractor

December 6, 2014
Any time you choose to have work done on your home, you want it done right. Picking the right insulation contractor is…

What is Batt Insulation?

November 18, 2014
Flickr image by moppet65535 Batt insulation is pre-cut, fiberglass or rock wool insulation. It’s what you probably imagine when you picture insulation…
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Insulation R Value and Sports Fans: What They Have in Common

November 4, 2014
If you’re a loyal sports fan, there is no weather system that will keep you from cheering on your favorite team. Regardless…

How To Save Energy at Home: 10 Tips for Homeowners

October 24, 2014
Energy bills seem to be on the rise. To save money you’re going to have to save energy, but how? If each…