Preventing the diffusion of moisture into your home is essential for avoiding mold growth and wood rot. As such, many people choose to install a vapor barrier. However, if you have spray foam insulation installed in your home, adding a vapor barrier may not be necessary. To learn about whether spray foam insulation requires a…
Currently, the majority of existing homes in the United States are under-insulted. There are numerous reasons why a home might not have sufficient insulation. Perhaps the insulation material simply wore down over time, was damaged due to flooding, or maybe your home was built before the 1980s when there weren’t any insulation regulations in place….
Even the most durable types of insulation don’t last forever. Over time, insulation material can degrade in quality, lose its shape, or experience damage that prevents it from effectively blocking the flow of heat. As such, there will come a time when an area of your home that already has insulation will require an upgrade….