Commonly Asked Questions
Our family owned and operated business has a great deal of experience and knowledge. Since 1983 we’ve proven to be reliable and dependable, using only the very best products that are environmentally safe.
Our product of choice is blown-in Johns Manville fibreglass insulation. For many years, this type of insulation has delivered excellent results for satisfied customers throughout Windsor and Essex County. Blown-in insulation provides excellent thermal and acoustical control.
Johns Manville is considered to be one of the leading manufacturers of premium quality fiberglass insulation. The company has been in business for 160 years, first starting off by creating roofing shingles. Their insulation products are formaldehyde-free, safe, fire resistant, comfortable and extremely energy efficient.
Formaldehyde is a potentially harmful chemical compound used in many adhesives for plywood, particle board and other building materials, including insulation. It is important to limit exposure to formaldehyde because of its potential hazards. JM was the first manufacturer to offer a complete line of certified Formaldehyde-free fiberglass insulation.
As of Jan. 1, 2017 the provincial government has mandated an R-60 value as a minimum for attic insulation, and that translates into approximately 22 1/4 inches of insulation.
Certainly, if you have an air conditioning system, it keep the cool air in the house and in turn your conditioner wont work half as hard to cool your home, and that saves money.
The Ontario government has programs available for homeowners who want to upgrade their attic insulation to help with energy savings and the maximum is $5000 per home for those who qualify.
While spray foam insulation is great for sealing tiny cracks and holes, it can lead to a toxic home environment. Due to growing concerns about its health and safety we will not use this product at this time.
After insulating many homes in Windsor and Essex County area, we have seen customers save anywhere between 15 to 50 percent on their monthly energy bills. This depends on how well or poorly the home was previously insulated.