What is a Michigan Basement?
What is a Michigan Basement? Ecotelligent Homes Crawlspace Insulation, Insulation Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Growing up or living in Michigan, you have likely heard the term “Michigan basement.” While it is likely you have heard the term, do you know what it means? In this article, we will explore what a Michigan basement is […]
Why Spray Foam Insulation is Best for Crawlspaces
Why Spray Foam Insulation is Best for Crawlspaces Ecotelligent Homes Crawlspace Insulation, Spray Foam Insulation Estimated reading time: 5 minutes A study by the Survey of Construction reported that of the foundation of homes built in 2021, only 11% were built on a crawlspace. This number has decreased with 14.5% being built on a crawlspace […]
What’s the Difference Between Crawl Space Encapsulation & Insulation?
You may come across the question of whether you need to insulate or encapsulate your crawl space. Don’t worry if you don’t know the difference as you are in the same boat as many other homeowners. Crawl spaces are in many homes and it’s important as a homeowner to keep these spaces safe and protected. […]
How Air Sealing & Insulation Work Together
When it comes to preparing your home for Michigan’s cold winter or hot summer, you might consider your home’s insulation and whether air sealing has been done or not. These are two important factors that directly contribute to your home’s energy performance. Improving your home’s uneven and uncomfortable temperatures can be resolved with these two […]
Environmental Impacts of Spray Foam Insulation
As environmental concerns continue to rise, homeowners are becoming more aware of their carbon footprint. Investing in proper insulation for your home is a smart place to start your eco-friendly journey. By insulating your home, you are lowering your energy consumption, in return, lowering your environmental impact. Inquisitive consumers are curious as to how insulation […]
How to Prevent Musty Smells or Mold in a Crawlspace
Crawlspaces are often forgotten parts of our homes. They can easily go unnoticed until a problem arises, such as a moldy or musty smell. With all the melting snow and rain during the spring season, it is important to have preventative measures in place to ensure your crawlspace is protected. What causes mold and odors to […]
Facts About Spray Foam Insulation
If you aren’t familiar with the different types of insulation, you might think all insulation is that fluffy pink fiberglass insulation that you typically see. Fiberglass insulation isn’t the only type of insulation and certainly isn’t the best option if you’re looking to be more energy efficient. Spray foam insulation is one of the best […]