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5 MYTHS ABOUT BLOWN-IN INSULATION

When it comes to home improvement, there are tons of myths and misconceptions. Such an example is blown-in insulation in Toronto which recently has been attacked by gossipers. However, tons of certified contractors are standing up against this circulating rumor, proudly protecting its name. So, if you have been influenced by recent gossip, here are 5 myths you immediately need to shatter:

HOME INSULATION IN MISSISSAUGA

Toronto Tapers are experts in fighting off draftiness and discomfort. Being homeowners ourselves, we know everything there is about product quality and popular types like blown and spray foam insulation in Mississauga. Our philosophy is that customers should have free access to all the necessary information. Everybody deserves to have a properly insulated home. The Danish are widely recognized for embracing coziness and comfort, making way for a care-free and happy life. Their “hygge” strategy should definitely be practiced on Canadian soil. In cold winter days, cities like Mississauga would surely benefit from more warmth and comfort in their home.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BASEMENT INSULATION

The importance of getting your basement properly insulated can not be stressed enough. Because basements are constructed below ground, they are extremely vulnerable to moisture and mold. As a result, most cases of severe mold growth start in the basement. That being said, there are many consequences that can come from an improper insulation system in the basement.

SPRAY FOAM INSULATION IN TORONTO

Spray foam should be professionally installed to meet the Ontario Building Code (OBC) and to be eligible for manufacturer warranty. An improper installation of spray foam can be problematic. You could fail your inspections, leave open spaces for air/moisture to leak in, or cover important electrical or plumbing works.  As one of the superior products on the market, spray foam insulation is a great long term investment in your project. Choose the right spray foam insulation contractor in Toronto to do a great job. Trust the professionals at Toronto Tapers. We guarantee the job will be done right the first time!

5 TIPS FOR WINTER INSULATION

Sadly, summer has ended and now it’s time to brace ourselves for harsh winter winds. Along with beautiful holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, in winter also come draftiness and heat loss. The key to avoiding high energy bills is to make sure that your house is properly insulated. With expert advice and adequate materials, you can increase comfort in no time. Today, we share with you these 5 very useful winter insulation tips:

ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME UPGRADES

Winter is coming so we don’t have any time for doubts. Autumn is the season for changes and improving energy efficiency is the smartest thing we can do. Besides saving the environment, energy-efficient upgrades can cut down utility bills and improve comfort. So from eco-friendly ovens to modern insulation, here are the 4 best ways on improving your home in 2020:

METAL STUD FRAMING

WHAT IS METAL STUD FRAMING? Metal stud framing is the construction of a structure's framework using materials created out of steel as opposed to wood. There are two types of metal stud framing. The heavy gauge and Light gauge steel framing. Heavy gauge metal studs are used to frame taller structures that ...

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE INSTALLING DRYWALL IN YOUR BASEMENT

Drywall installation is one of the major components of every basement remodel. Drywall is the last part of finishing a basement and making it this far in the process truly deserves praise. Even though you are probably tired from plumbing, framing and electrical jobs, you still need to stay focused to ensure that things remain perfect right ‘till the end.

WHY DO YOU NEED ATTIC INSULATION?

Do you want to save energy bills and stay warm during the winter? Well, insulation is by far the best and the most efficient solution to keep your house warm without spending too much. A vast majority of people pay no mind to cleaning, maintaining, or insulating their attic until it’s too late. The only time they go up to their attic is to either store more stuff there or to check for dead rodents.