When you are looking at home insulation, it is important to understand that not all insulation is equal. There are levels of insulation that are given what is called, an R-Value. The R-value is the degree to which the material resists heat flow. The higher the R-value, the better it is at insulating. Let’s talk about spray foam insulation and [...]
As a homeowner, you know that cleaning your home’s gutters is an important task that you need to do a few times a year. Keep in mind, your gutters shouldn’t get all your attention, your downspouts need some of your care too. Your downspouts are just as important. If they are damaged or inadequate, they will allow water to destroy [...]
Take a look at this fiberglass insulation. Do you notice the dirt build up? dirty fiberglass insulation Take a look at the second image. It is a furnace filter, a dirty one. YUCK! dirty furnace filter What do these two pictures have in common? Well, when we insulate our homes and businesses, the goal is [...]
Take a look at the latest update on the renovation and restoration of Blanchfield House in Harborcreek, Pennsylvania. In just a few short months, Bauer Specialty stripped the building down to its guts and have replaced windows, walls, siding, and more. Check out the feature in Harborcreek Magazine, Bauer Specialty Winter 2016 here.
When meeting with homeowners about insulation, our goal is to find ways to help them save money on their heating and cooling bills, but more importantly, create a comfortable temperature for their home. We all know that hot air rises, but more to the point, heat is drawn to cold. It is important to understand this when trying to figure [...]