Oct 06, 2018

Don’t Hire an Insulation Contractor Without Reading This!

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement questions answered by calling 651-989-9226 or texting 81807.  Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus, shared on 10.6.18.

Although not the most popular foundation material, wood can have several benefits.  First is that wood is more forgiving than concrete when it comes to finishing work.  This makes electrical and insulation installation easier.  In our experience, wood foundations tend to have a less musty smell than conventional foundations.new house

When it comes to kitchen and bath renovations, homeowners are often taken back by the number of intricate details they must weigh in on.  Changes to the structure or floor plan of the house may require the assistance of an architect.  In addition, skilled laborers are a commodity and reputable contractors that perform custom home renovations are often booked out for several months.  These tips can make surviving your home renovation project much more manageable.

Here’s a Great Room Our Team Renovated in Forest Lake, MN:

As fall sets in, drafty homes become more noticeable.  If you’ve been thinking about meeting with a contractor to discuss this situation, there are a few items worth knowing.  First and foremost, door knocking contractors that show up at your home unsolicited often perform poor quality work and engage in questionable business tactics.  Beware of a contractor that only suggests insulation without mention of attic air sealing.  In the majority of homes, both are needed in order to prevent ice dams.  Diagnostics such as thermal imaging and blower door testing can help pinpoint where a home is losing energy.  While vaulted ceilings can be an aesthetically appealing architectural feature in story and a half homes, they can create the perfect environment for ice dams to form. Working with a contractor that understands the proper installation of a hot roof is your best opportunity to eradicate this issue for good.

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Twin Cities Insulation Reviews:

"They finished the job as promised."

Arlene H.
Maple Grove, MN
September 17, 2018

"It went well."

Jinny K.
St. Paul
August 3, 2018

"I’ve had Lindus install LeafGuard® gutters and insulation in my home. Very pleased with both! Definitely will use again if needed and recommend them to family and friends."

Cathy H.
Burnsville, MN
August 9, 2018

"Jobs were done quickly and well."

Linda R.
North St. Paul, MN
January 7, 2018

"Everyone from office to workers were professional and courteous."

Linda C.
Spring Valley, WI
December 20, 2017

"You can see a pattern here. When I first used Lindus, it was apparent that they were a quality company that I could depend on to do any job I needed doing, done right. That is why they are always busy and they are and always will be, my contractor of choice."

William R.
Apple Valley, MN
August 21, 2017
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