TIPS FOR ENSURING A SUCCESSFUL SPRAY FOAM INSTALLATION

Spray foam insulation can keep your house warm and cozy, and lower your electric bills. But in most cases it’s not a do-it-yourself job. It takes a qualified contractor to properly prepare and apply the foam insulation, both for safety and to ensure the best results. Here’s some guidance from the Spray Foam Coalition on what [...]

We Answer Your Insulation FAQ

Find immediate answers to your questions with these home and building insulation FAQs. Q: What type of insulation do I need? A: The type of insulation you need depends on where it will be installed, what R-values are required, and your budget.The U.S. Department of Energy recommends different R-values for different zones. In Florida, a [...]

Air Sealing

While it’s well-known that homes require insulation to mitigate heat loss through walls, ceilings and floors, the concept of air sealing is often less understood. superiorinsulationservices.com Air leaks occur when outside air enters and conditioned air leaves your house uncontrollably through cracks and openings. In addition to wasting energy, air leaks may [...]

Get Your Home Ready for Spring: Make Your Home Energy Efficient

"Spring has sprung"...as they say. For many, this means great weather and finally being able to be outdoors more. For others, spring is the time of year for cleaning and home improvements, especially because the heat of summer is right around the corner. The more you get done when temperatures are mild, the less you'll have to [...]

The Three Most Important Things To Make Your Home More Comfortable

One of the most expensive aspects of being a homeowner is spending money heating and cooling your home. It can sometimes be a grind and trying to find that perfect comfort level in your home. As we all know New England winters and summers can be very unpredictable. As homeowners we look for every advantage to [...]

Home Insulation FAQ’s

Q: What type of insulation do I need?A: The type of insulation you need actually depends on where it needs to be installed, what R-values are required, and your budget. The U.S. Department of Energy recommends different R-values for different zones.Q: What is loose-fill fiberglass?A: Loose-fill fiberglass insulation is usually blown into unfinished attics, nonconforming spaces and [...]

Ice Dam Repairs

ICE DAMS: Call Rhode Island Retrofit An Ice Dam is a hump of ice that forms at the edge of a roof under certain wintertime conditions. An ice dam can damage both your roof and the inside of your home. It will put gutters and downspouts at risk too. Ice Dams are a common sight in Rhode [...]

Why Is Attic Insulation So Important?

Homeowners should already be well aware of the fact that heat within a home flows from the warmer areas to the cooler ones. If an attic is not properly insulated, this means warm air is able to seep in from the outdoors and disrupt your cool interior on hot summer days. It also means that [...]

Reasons Why You Should Insulate An Old Home

There are many reasons why you should insulate an old house. A lot of houses before the 1960s do not have any kind of insulation. The reason is that energy costs were so low that people didn’t think they needed to save money on heating and cooling their house. If you enjoy your house and [...]

Adding Attic Insulation Will Make Your Home More Comfortable

Did you notice you had a draft home with the recent weather? Did you know with a draft home you are costing yourself hundreds of dollars a year? By installing attic insulation, you give yourself the largest opportunities to save energy in your home, as well as maintain a comfortable temperature throughout the home. Whether [...]