Category Archives: Insulation

Room Additions and Proper Insulation

Planned renovation of a Open modern kitchen from loft with view on a lush garden

It is not unusual for clients to ask their contractor to turn the attic above a garage into a finished room. This bonus room can actually be a cozy addition to a home’s living space – when done right, that is. Done wrong, however, can make that room uncomfortable, either too cold or too hot. … Read More

Attic Insulation: Why It is Important

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If you want to lower your energy bills and if you want to make your home more green, then you should prioritize having your attic insulated by professionals from George Kent Home Improvements Ltd. You might not think about it so much but the attic is one of the easiest places to add insulation to … Read More

Common Insulation Installation Mistakes

Foam plastic Insulation of a new home on a new roof

Did you know that improper installation significantly affects the energy performance as well as the comfort of a home? Here are the 5 areas in the home where poor insulation can compromise energy performance:   #01. WINDOWS, DOORS, AND ROUGH OPENINGS Doors, windows, and rough openings that have improper sealing can create moisture and comfort … Read More

Top Reasons to NOT Do DIY Insulation Installation

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These days, DIY home projects are a dime a dozen, and when it comes to fixing up their homes, many homeowners feel rewarded the most when DIY projects are successful. If you have discovered that your home is in need of new insulation, then you might have already started reading several DIY articles and you … Read More

Insulation: Improving Thermal Comfort and Lowering Energy Bill

Builder Fitting Insulation Into Roof Of New Home

When you realize that a large sum of your hard-earned money goes to the heating and cooling of your home, you would think of many ways that you can reduce your energy consumption. No need to look no further – insulation can be the answer you are looking for to help you have a more … Read More

GreenON Rebate Program: What You Should Know

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Hey there, Canadian homeowners! We are pretty sure that you know how important it is to ensure your home’s safety from drafts and harsh elements. We now bring great news! You can do such with rebates for selected high-performance replacement insulation and windows for your home! Keep in mind that a well-insulated home lets you … Read More

Why Insulation is Important

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As you know, the first step to achieving a “green” home is to have efficient insulation. You might already be considering investing in heat pumps, solar water heating, solar panels, and another green energy source, but really, you should first work on improving your home’s insulation. This is to make sure that you are not … Read More

How to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

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Some do it to save on utility bills while others like the idea of contributing to the worldwide effort to save the environment. Whatever your reason may be, making changes to your home to make it more energy-efficient is an excellent idea. You see, your home is a system. You can improve its performance and … Read More

All You Need to Know About Insulation

Worker Spraying Expandable Foam Insulation between Wall Studs

Not all homeowners spend time thinking what’s behind their home’s walls. Now, that is a shame, given the important role proper insulation plays in achieving a healthy and comfortable home. Aside from making sure your home is warm enough for the cold Canadian winter and cool enough for the hot summer, insulation can lower your … Read More

Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

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A lot of homeowners tend to overlook the option of using spray foam insulation in their homes because they fear it is going to cost too much and would require too much commitment. However, we believe that if everyone knows just how beneficial spray foam insulation can be for homes and families, it would not … Read More