What to Look for in an Insulation Warranty

March 5, 2014

When new siding is installed on your home, it is important to add insulation under the siding at the same time (click here to learn why). Because the insulation is a small component of the entire job, you may not be paying attention to the details of the warranty. Warranties are designed to provide assurance […]

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9 Reasons to Insulate with Progressive Foam

February 24, 2014

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How Insulated Siding Can Lower Your Utility Bills

February 3, 2014


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Five Reasons You Need to Insulate New Vinyl Siding

January 22, 2014

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Do I Need House Wrap Under New Siding?

January 8, 2014

You may be familiar with housewrap, a common component when building a new home or residing an existing one. Housewrap typically comes in rolls and is installed directly over the structural sheathing, underneath any new exterior insulation or siding added to the wall. If you’re considering building a home or buying new siding, you may […]

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Is Your Insulation Protected from Termites?

December 5, 2013

Most people in the remodeling or building industry can tell you their own personal horror story about termites. Termites destroy wood in foundations, walls, and roofs of houses, and treating?them and the damage they leave behind can be an expensive and difficult task. Most people?aren’t aware of the damage caused by termites until it is […]

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Report Shows 93 Million Pounds of EPS Recycled In 2012

October 30, 2013

In our previous blog post?Can Siding Insulation Be Recycled??we explained that products made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) can be recycled rather than thrown in the landfill after their life. The EPS Industry Alliance (EPS-IA) recently published a report showing that over 93 million pounds of EPS were recycled during the 2012 calendar year. For the […]

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New Standard for Insulated Vinyl Siding Protects Homeowners and Ensures Product Performance

October 16, 2013

ASTM International, a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards, has recently published ASTM D7793-12 Standard Specification for Insulated Vinyl Siding. This comes after years of hard work by the Vinyl Siding Institute (VSI), Progressive Foam, and others. You may wonder, ?why do we need standards?? Today, over 12,000 […]

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Updated LCA Report Proves Vinyl Siding Is Still One of the Most Environmentally-Friendly Siding Products

September 12, 2013

Updated LCA Report Proves Vinyl Siding Is Still One of the Most Environmentally-Friendly Siding Products A recent life cycle assessment (LCA) released by the Vinyl Siding Institute (VSI) confirms that vinyl still ranks as one of the most environmentally friendly exterior claddings. The full LCA report (found here), extensively covers the impact that siding products […]

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What Thermal Imaging Can Do For You

August 22, 2013

Today’s post comes from guest blogger Steve Parton of Spectrum Inspection Group. Steve is one of our go-to experts in home and commercial building inspection, including thermal imaging, radon and mold testing. ————————————————————————————————————————————— They say that seeing is believing. When it comes to energy-saving home improvements, many people believe they are making the right decision […]

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