Lowering a utility bill by adding more foam insulation to your attic may not be the best solution to your inadequate insulation and here is why.
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Does your bathroom need a flooring update? Here’s what you need to know about tiling your bathroom floor. Tiling a bathroom floor is one of the most cost-effective home improvement projects that needs moderate skills and correct materials. It’s a great way to add value to your bathroom remodel and can allow you to add ...
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam Archery Blocks
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What's new with insulation?
Asked by Eric Singer Spray foam, traditional rolls, blown in, etc. What are 3 things I should know about new products/techniques I should know about Homes are often built with multiple types of insulation Outside the walls and under theslab, closed cell extruded polystyrene (XPS) rigid foam board is commonplace. Also,insulated concrete forms (ICFs), aerated autoclave concrete blocks, Air-krete, Hebelblock, and Durisol have become popular over the last 20 years. For the exterior walls, we often find fiberglass batts, cotton or wool batts, blown incellulose, rock wool, vermiculite, straw or straw clay, rigid foam and structural insulatedpanels (SIPs). In the attic, open cell spray polyurethane foam stops air infiltration well, as do SIPs.Finally, don't forget radiant…