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The Hidden Dangers Lurking In Your Air Ducts

Are you a neat freak? Do you clean the house on a regular basis? Keep at it—that's actually a great thing! After all, dust and debris can easily trigger coughing, sneezing, and other symptoms. Don't just clean the floors and call it a day, though—there are other areas that you be cleaning as well. Take […]

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Bats in Your Attic? How to Get Rid of Them (And Other Pests)

Do you suspect that you have bats living in your home's attic? Or do you think you might have birds, squirrels, mice, or other pests causing problems in the space? If so, you shouldn't ignore bats in the attic or anything else for that matter for a single second. That could cause even more issues for […]

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Why an Attic Insulation Cost Is an Investment in Energy Savings

Ready to start saving up to 50% of your home's power bill? It could be as easy as outfitting your attic with insulation. To get started, you need to look at the attic insulation cost and how it compares to your potential savings. Those in warm climates will save when keeping their home cool while […]

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What You Should Know About Blown-In Cellulose Insulation

Blown-in cellulose insulation is one of the most common insulation types now used in attics and in an existing closed wall. It is considered preferable by many as a result of its eco-friendly properties and its ability to conform to corners, uniquely shaped spaces, and around obstructions such as ducts or electrical wires and other […]

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Radiant Barrier: Is it Right for Your Home?

You live in a warm climate and your cooling costs are outrageous. Did you know that the sun is the primary source of heat in your attic space? Did you know that a radiant barrier can keep your attic cooler and reduce your cost to cool the whole house? Not sure what a radiant barrier […]

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Is Your Home Ready For Winter?

The winter months are often the most energy consumptive for Bay Area homeowners as the result of colder temperatures that demand more from your HVAC system to maintain optimal indoor comfort. By ensuring your home is ready for winter, building occupants will be warm and cozy, while conserving as much energy as possible.  Getting Your […]

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Clean and Dry: Why You Should Consider Installing a Moisture Barrier in Your Crawl Space

Ever ventured into the dark recess under your home and found wet spots or creatures? If so, you know crawl space insulation is important. Never had that experience? Let's make sure you never meet a rodent or water leak when examining pipes, or storing boxes in the crawl space. The crawl space is the area underneath the floor […]

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Is It Time For An Insulation Upgrade For Your Commercial Building?

How old is the insulation in your commercial building? Have repeat episodes such as roof leaks, electrical or plumbing work in your business’s attic spaces, or pest infestations compromised your existing insulation? If so, your business should consider insulation retrofitting.  An article on building.com discusses how a three-story, East Coast business with 19,000 square feet […]

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Noises in the Attic: The Most Common Attic Pests and How to Get Rid of Them

Are you hearing noises in the attic? Whether it's scratching, scurrying, or just the sound of movement above your head, hearing any kind of noises from your attic could indicate a larger problem -- pests. Attics can be the ideal environment for squirrels, rodents, and even bats--they can damage stored items by gnawing and could […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Insulation Replacement

The good news is that professional insulation replacement should last for decades, assuming your attic and interior wall spaces are well-maintained and barring no major damage. However, you never want to assume your attic insulation is A-OK. It’s best to inspect the attic space and insulation each year to make sure it’s in good shape.  If […]

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7 Holiday Lights Safety Tips For Your Attic & Home

Halloween is behind us and the holidays are in front of us, which means it’s time to get up in the attic, pull out those holiday lights and decorations, and get to work. That said, there are 7 important holiday lights safety tips we want you to observe to keep yourself, your home, and your […]

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Top 10 Attic Cleanup Tips You Can't Live Without

Have you been looking up at your attic hatch thinking it was time to shake the dust? Has it been years since you've been inside that subtle space longer than the few seconds it takes to toss a box into its darkened depths? If so, it might be time for an attic cleaning. With this […]

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When to Upgrade Your Attic Insulation and Save Energy Costs in the Process

Insulation helps to keep your home warm. It makes your property more energy-efficient so you can save money. When autumn and winter arrive, having the added benefit of a well-insulated home will keep everyone warm. However, even if you have insulation in your home, you might discover that it isn't adequate. Even good insulation only […]

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