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SolarGuard Reflective Foil

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Insulation | 0 comments

This is a reflective foil insulation that is used in areas that are more susceptible to radiant heat, such as knee walls, bonus rooms, and other areas where there is little to no attic space. This is typically installed by using staples, with either a hammer or pneumatic gun. This system provides an R-Value of R-8 to R-11.

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Basement Blanket Insulation

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Insulation | 0 comments

A basement blanket insulation is a white, vinyl-faced fiberglass batt insulation that is installed directly onto the concrete foundation walls, providing for an R-Value of R-11 to R-13. This is performed by using either stick pins with dome caps, or a ramset gun with washers. Either way it is installed, it provides a nice, semi-finished, clean look that brightens and warms a basement. It also improves acoustical performance of these basement areas!

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Duct Wrap Insulation

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Insulation | 0 comments

This is a common practice is newer homes, but if you have an older existing home, this may be something to look in to. We simply wrap the duct work with insulation in order to make your heating and cooling unit operate as efficiently as possible.

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Water Heater Insulation

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Insulation | 0 comments

This is a vinyl faced roll of fiberglass insulation that is made to wrap around your water heater and maximize its efficiency in doing so. We then use very long zip ties to hold the wrap on the heater. This can be done to electric and gas water heaters.

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Pipe Insulation

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Insulation | 0 comments

The most common purpose for insulating your water lines is to keep them from freezing. This is most commonly done when your water lines run under your home in a crawl space. However, wrapping your water lines with foam pipe insulation helps maximize the efficiency of your water heater as well.

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