How Important Are Baffles in Your Attic?

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The Importance of Baffles

Well-insulated attics need airflow, as much as that might sound counterintuitive. Airflow for your attic comes from outside your home and pushed up underneath the roof and out of a vent. The baffle provides a space for that air to flow without being blocked by insulation. How common is this? It is one of the…

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Why insulation still matters as it gets warmer

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why insulation matters when it is warm

Many people think about insulation as something that is associated with cold weather, reducing drafts and keeping your house warmer during the brutal Michigan winters. But, insulation plays a big role in protecting your home and improving your comfort in the warmer seasons as well – insulation is not just for the winter! In fact,…

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Cold Feet

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crawl space insulation

If your heat is turned way up and you still have a cold floor, you may have your crawl space insulation to blame. Just like your attic, the crawlspace of a home is usually not a great place to hang out. They can be dirty and damp. Crawl space neglect can lead to wasted heating…

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Inject Your Home with Comfort

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Worker injecting foam into home's walls.

Now that we’re in the thick of another Michigan winter, you may be noticing the cold spots in your house. Rooms that have 1 or 2 exterior walls are especially susceptible to feeling drafty and being too cold. Even if you have great windows and attic insulation, you can still lose up to 20% of…

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What El Niño Winter Means to Michigan

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US Winter Outlook from NOAA

You may have noticed this fall and winter have been a little bit more mild than in years past. Some have even managed to squeeze in a round of golf in late November! Did you know this is the result of a predictable weather cycle called El Niño? But what is El Niño and what…

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Michigan Winter vs Spray Foam Insulation

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Spray Foam Insulation

One of the more recent advances in insulation technology since the 1970s has been the widespread use of spray foam insulation (SPF). What is spray foam insulation and why should it matter to a homeowner? Spray foam insulation is a spray applied plastic that can form a continuous barrier on roofs, walls and any contoured…

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Stay Warm (You Can’t Get This Anywhere Else!​)

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pro home insulation on conveyor belt

Pro Home Improvement is excited to announce it’s own exclusive insulation that you cannot find anywhere else, “Pro Grade” Stabilized Cellulose Insulation! We have worked on formulating the absolute best, most energy-efficient and environmentally friendly attic insulation product possible. Here’s why it’s the best on the market: Performance – Our “Pro Grade” Stabilized Cellulose Insulation…

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