Saving Money with Blow-In Insulation: Is it Worth the Investment?

Open yellow bag full of blow-in cellulose insulation

Are you looking for a cost-effective way to keep your home at the perfect temperature all year round? Blow-in insulation is an easy and inexpensive way to do just that. Cellulose insulation, specifically, is one of the most affordable types of insulation, and it’s also one of the most effective. Valley Insulation explains why blow-in […]

Common Maintenance Issues for Home Insulation

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As time passes, older homes may suffer from common issues that can reduce the efficiency of your insulation. This is important to monitor because poor insulation quality can have a negative impact on the health of your family. It can also cause heating and cooling bills to skyrocket. There are several problems to watch for […]

What You Should Do if Your Cellulose Insulation Gets Wet

Installation of nu-wool cellulose insulation.

What Happens When Cellulose Insulation Gets Wet Cellulose insulation is a type of insulation that is taking over in the insulation world. It is made from recycled newspaper and is treated with borate in order to make it fire-retardant and insect-resistant. Small amounts of moisture and humidity do not negatively impact cellulose insulation, so it […]

What Should Be in Your Winter Home Emergency Kit?

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Winter is here, bringing with it cold, snow, and ice. It’s a great idea to get your home prepped for the weather, including servicing your heater, checking your home insulation, and taking care of any needed repairs. But you should also have a few key supplies on hand in case of an emergency. Valley Insulation […]

5 Signs You Need Your Insulation Replaced

Cellulose insulation

Home insulation isn’t something most people check regularly. It’s hidden inside the walls, the attic, and the crawlspace, so it’s easy to forget it’s even there!  Though insulation usually needs very little maintenance and can last for decades, it is important to watch for signs that your insulation is degrading and needs to be replaced. […]

How to Find Out Where Home Air Leaks Are Coming From

Caulking to prevent air leaks

Who doesn’t want to reduce energy costs? Air leakage in the home is equivalent to energy loss, so you may see higher heating and cooling bills. By understanding, locating, and sealing air leaks in your home, you can save a lot of money. Read on to learn how to identify and fix air leaks in […]

What Does the EPA Say About the Money You Can Save With Proper Home Insulation?

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According to the government’s Energy Star program, the average American household spends more than $2,000 per year on utility bills. If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’re always searching for ways to save money on energy costs. Fortunately, there’s a lot of room for improvement, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has good […]

Five Ways to Insulate Your Windows in the Winter by Valley Insulation

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Valley Insulation installs quality Nu-Wool cellulose insulation in homes and commercial buildings in Greater Cincinnati. Winter is upon us, which means home insulation can help keep your home warmer. In today’s blog from Valley Insulation, we showcase five ways to insulate your windows in the winter.  1. Window Insulation Film Hardware stores generally have window […]

Does Cellulose Insulation Smell? Our Home Insulation Expert Answers

Man’s hands holding cellulose insulation

Cellulose insulation represents an eco-friendly option for your home’s exterior walls, attic, crawlspace and interior walls. Whether you want insulation for sound-deadening properties, temperature control, or both, Valley Insulation can get the job done right. In today’s blog, our home insulation expert answers a frequently asked question, “Does cellulose insulation smell?” Related Post: How Borate […]