Category: Insulation

  • Why Attic Insulation Is So Important

    Why Attic Insulation Is So Important

    Insulation: it’s that unsung hero buried behind the exterior walls and uppermost parts of your house. Insulation helps keep your home warm in the winter by preventing heat escape, and cool in the summer by reducing infiltrating heat from the sun. It buffers the living […]

  • What Internal Heat Loss Means for Your Home

    What Internal Heat Loss Means for Your Home

    Proper home maintenance focuses on many different factors, such as managing electrical use and minimizing heat loss. The latter issue occurs in many houses without homeowners even realizing it. Unfortunately, it can lead to many problems that are easy to prevent with better heat management. Here […]

  • Ice Damming 101

    Ice Damming 101

    More than creating a colder home this winter, inadequate insulation is also the likely reason your attic is experiencing water damage. The dynamic is called ice damming. House heat escapes from the attic and makes its way to the roof where it melts the snow. […]

  • The Benefits Of Insulation

    The Benefits Of Insulation

    Insulation: it’s what keeps your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. While not as glamorous as a kitchen or bath makeover, this behind-the-scenes home improvement project offers a lot of bang for the buck. “Adding insulation is the quickest return-on-investment for […]

  • National Averages for Home Renovations

      2019 NATIONAL AVERAGES PROJECT JOB COST RESALE VALUE COST RECOUPED MIDRANGE Backyard Patio $56,906 $31,430 55.2% MIDRANGE Bathroom Addition $47,427 $28,726 60.6% UPSCALE Bathroom Addition $87,704 $51,000 58.1% MIDRANGE Bathroom Remodel $20,420 $13,717 67.2% UPSCALE Bathroom Remodel $64,743 $38,952 60.2% MIDRANGE Deck Addition (Composite) […]

  • Recommended Levels of Attic Insulation

    Insulation levels are specified by R-Value. R-Value is a measure of insulation’s ability to resist heat traveling through it. The higher the R-Value the better the thermal performance of the insulation. The table below shows what levels of insulation are cost-effective for different climates and […]

  • Finance Your Renovation?

    Our homes are our most valuable asset. Investing in our homes not only brings return on investment, but also provides protection, safety and security to our loved ones and our possessions. Replacing a roof or siding can be expensive, that’s why you should hire an […]

  • Efficiency in the Winter

    With freezing temperatures, snow storms, strong winds heavy rain and sometimes ice hanging from our gutters, our monthly energy bills have certainly increased.  As responsible home owners, we are always looking for ways to save energy, reduce costs and properly maintain our greatest asset – our […]

  • Choosing the Right Roofing Contractor

    With so many choices available to home and business owners today, discovering the best roofing contractor is an important and sometimes costly process. A few key questions from CDBR | C&D Brooklyn Roofers should be answered in choosing the roofing contractor that best meets your […]

  • Top 3 Home Improvement Gift Ideas This Holiday Season

    G. Fedale Roofing and Siding is making it easy to give a home improvement as a gift this holiday season.  See below for the most recommended home improvement gift ideas for 2013! #1 Attic Insulation: The gift of comfort and energy efficiency. The attic is […]

  • Ice Dams on Roofs

      What Causes Ice Dams? There is a complex interaction among the amount of heat loss from a house, snow cover, and outside temperatures that leads to ice dam formation. For ice dams to form there must be snow on the roof, and, at the […]