Springtime Insulation Tips
April 3, 2020
We at DFW Thermal hope you are staying safe and social distancing to the best of your abilities. If you’re staying inside and working from home, you might have more time on your hands to do some spring maintenance. Inspect[Read More...]
Which is More Effective: Insulation or Air Sealing?
March 27, 2020
Both air sealing and insulation are great ways to ensure the heating or cooling in your home is consistent and overall energy costs are low. However, many homeowners will wonder which of the two is more effective. The pros at[Read More...]
Why You Should Get Rid of Wet Insulation
March 20, 2020
Having enough dry insulation is necessary for your home. If areas such as the attic, crawlspaces, walls and ceilings are properly insulated it can save your overall energy costs by 10% and heating and cooling costs by 20%. Depending on[Read More...]
Insulating Your Attic Hatch Door
March 13, 2020
Air leaks in your attic can lead to significant energy loss and even cause a phenomenon called the “stack effect.” This occurs when indoor air escapes from the upper level and outdoor air is sucked in from the lower level.[Read More...]
How Much Attic Insulation Do I Need?
March 6, 2020
The attic is the highest place in your home, which means air has the highest likelihood of escaping from any gaps and cracks here. That is why it’s important to have a properly insulated attic, with the right insulation material[Read More...]
Is Insulation Flammable?
February 28, 2020
When it comes to picking insulation material, there are several factors to consider such as the R-value of the insulation, the climate you live in and, of course, whether the insulation presents any safety risks. In this case, we are[Read More...]
What to Know About Insulating Can Lights
February 21, 2020
“Can lights” add an elegant and contemporary feel to your home. Instead of handing from the ceiling, can lights or recessed lights are installed in such a way that their back is extended into the attic. So, all you can[Read More...]
How to Insulate Outlets and Lighting Fixtures
February 14, 2020
Air leaks can be found in the oddest and smallest of places. They can be caused by worn-out weatherstripping under your windows and doors, cracks in your air ducts and even uninsulated outlets and lighting fixtures. If you have read[Read More...]
What’s the Difference Between Open-Cell and Closed-Cell Spray Foam?
February 7, 2020
There are various types of insulation materials available to homeowners. One of these is spray foam insulation, which is a little different from commonly used materials such as fiberglass or cellulose. To name one feature, spray foam insulation looks like[Read More...]
Why You Should Insulate Your Attic
January 24, 2020
Insulating any part of your home is always a good idea, but insulating your attic is one of the most important areas where you can add insulation. Doesn’t make sense? Don’t worry because the pros at DFW Thermal are here[Read More...]