Check out our latest blogs below to learn more about the latest insulation news, trends and benefits!
In the quest for energy efficiency, homeowners often explore a wide range of energy saving measures, from upgrading appliances to LED lighting. While these changes can save some energy, if you are going to make a noticeable drop in your energy costs in the winter and even into the summer, it will require finding some more impactful ways to reduce the energy required to keep your home running, comfortably.
One of the most significant contributors to energy consumption in any home is its heating and cooling system — so finding ways to reduce the use of these systems without sacrificingRead more
As fall approaches, we get to embrace the much-needed relief from the heat and humidity here in Binghamton, and the longer sleeves and changing leaves both start to make an appearance. But with the sub-freezing temperatures just around the corner, it's time to consider what fall means for your energy bills and indoor comfort.
In our many years of helping homes with professional insulation services in Binghamton, the fall emerges as the prime time to get your home winter-ready, ensuring a cozy and energy-efficient space as the temperaturesRead more
Making the connection between the construction of your home and the air you breathe inside of it is especially important for those of us who deal with respiratory sensitivities and seasonal allergies. And with more smoke from the Canadian wildfires affecting the Binghamton air this year, indoor air quality has been on the minds of many New York homeowners. If you are looking for ways to make your home a healthier place to live, there are home improvement services like professional air sealing that can keep your air cleaner through all seasons.
As the temperatures rise and summer approaches in Binghamton, NY, staying cool becomes a top priority for homeowners. While many people rely on air conditioning to combat the heat, without proper insulation and air sealing, the cool air can easily escape, leaving you with high energy bills and an uncomfortable home.
Upgrading your insulation and air sealing is the solution to this problem. In this blog, we'll discuss how insulation and air sealing can keep your home cool during the summer while providingRead more
Does the summer routine of dealing with constant upstairs heat, overworked window AC units, non-stop ceiling fans, and escalating utility bills have you dreading the peak of the cooling season? This is a common summer experience for many households in Central New York. However, with thoughtful insulation improvements from The Insulation Man, this could turn into a different story.
The insulation enhancements we're talking about cover not just your attic, but also your walls and crawl space or basement. These areas significantly contribute toRead more
If you have been looking for the right time to upgrade to the comfort and efficiency of professionally installed insulation, it is now more affordable thanks to the 25C tax credit outlined in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Let's take a closer look at how this tax credit will actually shake out in saving you on your installation costs, and how you'll benefit from your new insulation.Read more
While you're making your spring cleaning to-do list and getting your home ready for warmer weather, don't forget to schedule an energy audit! A home energy audit can help you prepare for spring and summer by showing you where your home is losing energy so you can make upgrades that will help you save on AC bills.
What Happens During a Home Energy Audit?
An energy audit is a complete home energy efficiency assessment that shows you exactly where and how your home is losing energy and costing you money. It also uncovers home comfort andRead more
Icicles may look pretty hanging along your eaves, but they are a sign of a serious problem. The same conditions that allow icicles to form also cause ice dams. Ice dams are thick ridges of ice that form along the edges of your roof and stop melting snow from draining away from your home. They can cause all kinds of problems, including water damage.
Ice dams are a common problem for homeowners and businesses in the Binghamton, New York, area. If you're worried about ice dams, keep reading to find out how you can get rid of ice dams and stop them from coming back.
What CausesRead more
Does it feel like the cold air blows right through your walls during the winter? If your house isn’t air sealed, it does! If you’re looking for a permanent solution to cold winter drafts, air sealing is the answer. Other fixes, like under-the-door draft stoppers, can be a helpful, temporary solution, but they won’t fully solve the problem.
Keep reading to learn more about air sealing and how it gets rid of cold drafts for good.
Air Leaks Cause Indoor Drafts
Before we get into how you fixRead more
Improving your Binghamton, New York home's comfort is the best resolution you can make this year. A more comfortable home will benefit your entire family all year round by keeping you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Plus, many home comfort upgrades also improve energy efficiency, which can save money on your energy bills.
The Insulation Man is here to help you make your home as comfortable as it can possibly be. Today, we're sharing the top three services we recommend if you want to solve issues like poor indoor comfort, cold drafts, cold floors, high humidity, andRead more