2019

What Air Sealing Is and Why It’s Important

As a homeowner, there is so much to know about your home, and making sure that your home is efficient and effective is essential to avoiding a money pit situation.  Many people complain about costs when it comes to heating and cooling their homes, but the informed homeowner knows that they can make choices to reduce their heating and cooling costs. First, homeowners can make sure that their home is properly insulated by a Fort Lauderdale insulation installer, as a properly insulated home is easier to heat and cool. Second, homeowners can make sure to seal their home against air leakage [...]

What Air Sealing Is and Why It’s Important2019-09-20T17:02:54+00:00

Insulation for New Home Construction

Contrary to popular belief, a properly insulated home should be a high priority for you as a homeowner in Florida. Many people only think of insulation as something that helps keep a house warm, but it does so much more than that. Yes, insulation can help keep the heat in your home during the winter, but it can also help keep your home cool in the summer. Additionally, proper insulation provides resistance to heat flow so that your Miami home is more energy efficient. When you are thinking about building a new home, or even buying a new home, having adequate [...]

Insulation for New Home Construction2019-09-05T16:57:03+00:00

What are the Most Important Areas of Your Home to Insulate?

What are the Most Important Areas of Your Home to Insulate? Many people think of insulation as a way to keep their house warm. In Fort Lauderdale,  insulation might not seem like a high priority because much of the year is warm. However, insulation is for much more than just keeping your house warm; it also keeps your home cool in hot weather. In fact, insulation is just as essential in Florida as it is in North Dakota. At A Best Insulation, our professional teams know everything there is to know about insulation. Read on below to learn more about how [...]

What are the Most Important Areas of Your Home to Insulate?2019-08-25T15:42:20+00:00

How Often Do You Need to Replace the Insulation in Your Home?

Insulation helps to protect your home from the weather outside by slowing heat loss in the winter, and heat gain in the summer through absorption and reflection. Having proper insulation can not only make your home more comfortable to be in, but it can also reduce the costs of your energy bill. These two incentives alone are excellent reasons to stay on top of the insulation in your home. Now you might be wondering when you should replace the insulation in your home.  The answer to this question depends upon the type of insulation you have in your home, and when [...]

How Often Do You Need to Replace the Insulation in Your Home?2019-07-15T18:50:26+00:00

Will Updating My Insulation Reduce My Energy Bill?

The insulation in your home is probably not something you think about on a regular basis, but it is essential in your home’s function and comfort. Insulation helps to keep your home at the temperature you want, and the quality of the insulation in your home can have an impact on your energy bill. Learn more about this below. How Insulation Works Insulation is anything that fills spaces to reduce heat flow. In your home, you have thermal insulation, which slows heat loss or heat gain by creating a barrier between the inside of your house and the outdoors. Heat naturally [...]

Will Updating My Insulation Reduce My Energy Bill?2019-07-01T18:15:23+00:00

Insulation and Energy Efficiency: The Facts

Table of Contents Insulation and Energy Efficiency: The Facts How Insulation Works to Improve Energy Efficiency Insulation is Always Working Insulation is one of the Best Energy Savers Insulation is One of the Most Cost-Effective Energy Savers Insulation is Recyclable You Can Add Insulation to Existing Insulation That is Inside Your Home Compared to the Energy Saved, Producing Insulation Consumes Relatively Little Energy Reductions in Carbon Monoxide AB Insulation and Your Energy Efficiency References Insulation and Energy Efficiency: The Facts It is pretty common knowledge that having adequate insulation in your home in Minnesota, Michigan, or New York during the winter [...]

Insulation and Energy Efficiency: The Facts2019-06-15T18:01:18+00:00

Spray Foam Insulation: Fill the Cracks Before Your Money Slips Through Them!

It can be challenging to understand why warmer climates need insulation. The truth is, in some cases a house with inadequate insulation in an area with hotter weather can waste as much energy during the summer months as a colder climate home that is poorly insulated can lose in the winter. Typically, you will find that electricity costs more per kilowatt hour than natural gas costs per cubic foot. This means that ultimately, it could cost someone who doesn’t have enough insulation in their Miami home more money than a home in Alaska with poor insulation. One thing is for sure, [...]

Spray Foam Insulation: Fill the Cracks Before Your Money Slips Through Them!2019-06-01T21:34:08+00:00

Ensuring Your Home Has Adequate Insulation

It can be challenging to remember that there is still a need for insulation in Fort Lauderdale homes. Typically, people only think of cold weather and keeping a home warm inside when they think of insulation. However, temperate climates have just as high of a need for insulation as cold weather locations do. While intense cold can cause pipes to freeze, extreme heat and humidity can cause walls to warp and pipes to sweat. Both ends of the spectrum warrant proper climate control. This article will walk you through a few steps on how to check your insulation yourself to see [...]

Ensuring Your Home Has Adequate Insulation2019-04-05T18:02:41+00:00

Insulating Your Home Can Make Your Everyday Life More Environmentally Friendly

Scientific studies show that as a global community we need to be more environmentally conscious, and an easy way that we can help stop climate change and assist in the efforts to save our planet is by being more energy efficient. One of the most prominent places we waste power is in our homes with internal climate controls. Take a step towards saving the planet as well as saving money on your monthly energy bills today, by contacting an insulation installation company to evaluate your Fort Lauderdale home. With the Sunny Days in Fort Lauderdale, Why Does My Home Need Insulation? [...]

Insulating Your Home Can Make Your Everyday Life More Environmentally Friendly2019-02-14T21:47:28+00:00

Removing Old Insulation from the Attic

If your attic has dirty or old insulation, perhaps it's time you contacted a Fort Lauderdale Insulation specialist for examination and replacement. Keep in mind that old insulation is frequently inefficient and could result in unnecessarily high energy costs. Additionally, dirty insulation can be the result of pests such as birds and rodents that contaminate your attic insulation, resulting in an unhealthy home. If either of these circumstances is the case, it's time to consider new insulation in Fort Lauderdale. Here's what you should know about removing old insulation from your attic. Removing Insulation Asbestos Testing When it comes to the [...]

Removing Old Insulation from the Attic2019-01-15T18:24:10+00:00