Category Archives: Insulation

How Do You Figure Out How Much Insulation You Need?

Insulation helps to keep homes cooler during the dog days of summer and warmer during the frigid depths of winter. In other words, it lessens the burden on your HVAC system and reduces reliance on heating systems, which in turn … Continue reading

What is the Best R-Value for Insulation?

Finding the right insulation for your home can be confusing, and you may have several questions. What is R-value? How much of an impact does it have on my home’s overall energy efficiency? How do I get the most out … Continue reading

Attic Insulation Helps to Prevent Ice Dams

Ice dams can be a real problem for homeowners in the Denver, Colorado, area because they allow snowmelt to pool on the roof, potentially damaging the shingles. The key to preventing the formation of ice dams is knowing how they … Continue reading

How Can Ice Dam Damage be Avoided?

For many homeowners in Denver, CO, ice dams are a nuisance that must be dealt with every winter. Typically the cause of ice dams is poor attic insulation. When heat escapes through the roof, the snow melts and flows to … Continue reading

Do Gutters Prevent Ice Dams on Roofs?

It is a common misconception that gutters have an effect on ice dams that can form on roofs in the winter time. The truth is, in general, gutters neither create nor prevent ice dams on roofs – they are actually … Continue reading

“This past week Jeremy Bacon and Steve installed our Leaf Guard gutter system. It was refreshing to experience dedicated, qualified and most of all professional installers work on our house. The gutters look great hopefully…”
– Bob H , Springfield, IL