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Where to Insulate in Your Home

From the attic to the basement or crawlspace, adequate insulation can help control temperature and save money on monthly energy bills.

Fiberglass Insulation: Batts vs. Loose Fill

Fiberglass insulation is an excellent insulation material that is cost-effective, energy-efficient, and has acoustic properties. There are two types available: batts and loose-fill.

How to Ensure Wintry Warmth

Here are some tips, including hiring an insulation contractor, about energy audits and insulation installation that will help keep your home warm this winter.

Everything You Need to Know About Cellulose Insulation

When used to insulate an attic, cellulose insulation will help regulate your home’s temperatures, thereby improving your comfort. It will also help save you money on high cooling costs in the summer and heating expenses in the winter. According to ENERGY STAR, you can expect a ten percent savings on annual energy bills when you … Continue reading "Everything You Need to Know About Cellulose Insulation"

Fall Home Maintenance

The dog days of summer will soon be replaced by fall’s cooler weather and stunning canvas. Fall is an ideal time to check these tasks, including ensuring adequate levels of fiberglass insulation in the attic, off your home maintenance checklist. Inspect the Roof Inspect the roof for any storm damage, abnormal wearing, or signs of … Continue reading "Fall Home Maintenance"

The Basics of Home Energy Audits

A home energy audit, when performed by an experienced insulation contractor, can help determine where your home is consuming the most energy and identify areas for improvement. It is a cost effective way to detect air leaks, inadequate insulation, and other inefficiencies that may be causing you to spend more money to heat and cool … Continue reading "The Basics of Home Energy Audits"

Three Advantages of Fiberglass Insulation

Since its introduction in the late 1930s, fiberglass insulation has remained one of the most popular insulating materials, and with good reason. Pre-cut rolls or batts and blown in loose-fill are the two most frequently sold types. It can be applied to attics, walls, floor cavities, and basement rim joists. Because a tight fit is … Continue reading "Three Advantages of Fiberglass Insulation"

4 Tips to Slash Your Summer Cooling Costs

It is only the beginning of May, and Phoenicians have already seen the first of many 100-degree days. To cool down, many people turned on the air conditioning units, subsequently raising their utility bills. Thankfully, there are practical ways to slash your summer cooling costs, such as investing in an energy audit and improving your … Continue reading "4 Tips to Slash Your Summer Cooling Costs"

Quick Tips for Insulation Installation

Insulation installation is a cost effective way to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Making sure that the attic, floors, or crawlspaces in your home have an adequate level of insulation can provide substantial benefits. It can help reduce your home’s monthly heating and cooling costs as well as create a comfortable living environment. … Continue reading "Quick Tips for Insulation Installation"

Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

While spring doesn’t start for another few weeks, at least not officially, you can get a head start on the season with these home maintenance tips. Suggestions, such as adding cellulose insulation, can potentially help you minimize your energy costs and maximize your springtime fun. There is no shortage of lively events happening in the … Continue reading "Home Maintenance Tips for Spring"

Spray Foam vs Fiberglass Insulation

You’ve conquered the busiest season of the year, and now it’s time to tackle that insulation problem, so spray foam insulation or fiberglass? Banker Insulation has previously written about the best applications for spray foam insulation, so let’s talk about the difference between these two popular, energy efficient insulation types. Spray Foam Insulation The installation … Continue reading "Spray Foam vs Fiberglass Insulation"