Milwaukee, Wisconsin is an exciting city known for it’s many breweries, museums, sports and restaurants. Whether you live in Arlington Heights, Brewers’ Hill, Franklin Heights or any other lovely neighborhood in Milwaukee, Comfort 1st Insulation is here to help improve the comfort and energy efficiency of your home! Our family owned company has been in business over 31 years with many 5 star reviews from our customers, making Comfort 1st the trusted name for insulation in Milwaukee, WI.
Have you recently noticed that your home or building has unusually cold or hot rooms? Are you looking for ways to reduce long-term expenses and get the maximum value out of your property? Comfort 1st Insulation offers the services you need. We’re a group of professional insulation contractors in Milwaukee, WI, and the other surrounding areas. Learn more about what makes our services and offerings so dependable below.
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While insulation is practically a necessity for any modern structure, that doesn’t mean that all insulation methods are correctly utilized. Just like many other aspects of establishing or maintaining property, the setup of a job determines its outcome. We at Comfort 1st Insulation are dedicated to our customers and ensure quality work at the highest level. We have a lifetime warranty for our services (including workmanship defects) and are Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certified. We always provide the right solution for our customers. Our proven track record will ensure your job is done right the first time.
If there’s one characteristic that contributes to our success year after year, it’s our talented staff. Comfort 1st insulation contractors in Milwaukee, WI, have experience with fiberglass batting, blown-in cellulose, polyurethane foam, and any other material we use. Attention to detail and quality matters, so we’ve trained our staff with a proven approach no matter how large or small the job is. We’re a family owned and operated business that believes each client deserves our best, and we know this starts with superior customer service.
We want your home’s insulative properties to last as long as you do, which is why we use top-performing insulation materials. Gone are the days of relying on less effective cellulose substances, like cardboard and corn cobs. Today’s cellulose is made primarily of recycled newspapers that have a flame retardant added to reduce the likelihood of a fire spreading further. We only use the highest quality materials, which are tested and proven to retain warmth in cold weather while maximizing your building’s existing heating system.
Is it cheaper? Sure, if you’re only talking about money. But, it will cost you a lot of time and headaches. For many people who say, “I’ll install insulation myself…” quickly being to feel like, “I bit off more than I could chew.”
There is not enough insulation installed to meet the building codes for their climate.
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We could list many mistakes that are both serious and easy to make. True, you wouldn’t be the first to make them, but that won’t make the consequences any less frustrating or costly for you.
As is always true in life, there is simply no substitute for experience. A professional will have already learned these lessons the hard way — a long time ago — to your benefit.
The best type of attic insulation for the hot Illinois summers, and cold winters, is spray foam. Closed-cell spray foam has an impressive R-value in the range of 6 to 7 per inch. Other adequate attic insulation types for Illinois include blown-in fiberglass, blown-in cellulose, and fiberglass batt.
It can costs between $1 and $5 per square foot for insulation on average, depending on the type. A 1,500-square-foot home could cost between $1,500 and $7,500 to insulate. The amount of insulation needed varies from home to home.
According to ENERGY STAR®, you can put new insulation over old insulation, “unless it is wet. If it is wet or appears that the insulation has previously been wet, you should look for the cause and repair the problem…” Wet insulation is problematic, as it can lead to mold, mildew and sometimes the rotting of ceilings or roof rafters.
Although insulation professionals will handle the installation for you, here are some things to keep in mind about removing old insulation and installing new insulation over old insulation.
“Faced” insulation should not be placed on top of existing insulation in the attic. Any new roll or batt insulation installed over existing insulation in the attic needs to be without a vapor retarder (face). The vapor retarder on top of or between layers of insulation can trap moisture. Any existing batt or roll insulation in the attic should have the facing against the attic drywall floor or no facing at all.
K13 is a spray on insulation used for thermal and noise control which is applied to ceilings as an exposed finish. This spray is used to create a comfortable sound controlled environment in offices, bars, restaurants and event venues.
K13 thermal insulation spray is created from cellulose materials which are used to reduce noise levels and absorb sound. This versatile product can be applied on many surfaces and is useful in reducing noise in offices, music venues, restaurants or metal roofs.
Spraying fire resistant K13 insulation on the ceiling of a building increases safety. K13 thermal insulation is fire class 0 meaning that it decreases the heat release and prevents the spread of flames on surfaces.
This green form of insulation is composed of recyclable materials such as cotton and wood. Applying K13 offers many esthetic benefits and can compliment any color scheme as the spray is offered in a variety of different colors.
K13 spray can be applied 5 inches thick and has an R-Value of 3.75 per inch. This versatile spray can be applied to almost any surface shape such as domed, curved and corrugated. One of the many benefits of this spray is that it fills in gaps, cracks, creates an air seal, stops air leakage, condensation and moisture. Another amazing quality about K13 is that it adheres to metal, glass, gypsum, wood, concrete, and plasterboard.
Comfort 1st Insulation provides residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural insulation services in Milwaukee, WI. All services are warrantied as a promise to all customers that the work is always completed with accuracy and precision. Experience how insulation can provide comfort and efficiency by calling today for a free assessment and quote: (833) 244-7283.
Our team of Milwaukee, WI contractors can insulate your:
Select from our wide selection of Energy Star certified insulation products:
Attic Insulation Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
Our team of certified technicians is available to install attic insulation for your home. Choose from our list of Energy Star Certified Products: Spray Foam, Fiberglass, Cellulose and Rockwool.
Wall Insulation Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
Insulating walls keeps a building cool in summer and warm in winter. Also, wall insulation deadens noise between inner rooms of the house as well as blocking outside noises from coming in.
Basement Insulation Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
Basement insulation prevents drafts, blocks pests, creates warmer floors in winter, reduces energy payments, prevents mold or mildew and establishes a comfortable home temperature from the ground up.
Garage Insulation Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
An insulated attached garage keeps a home cooler in summer, warmer in winter, helps cars start in winter, protects car fluids, preserves car batteries, and prevents carbon monoxide from entering the home.
Fresh Air Ventilation Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
Fresh air ventilation systems keep inhabitants healthy and are connected to a building’s existing HVAC, drawing in outside air while also filtering, purifying and stabilizing the air temperature.
Home Energy Assessment Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
A home energy audit is a series of diagnostic tests which evaluate energy efficiency and safety. These tests include: blower door, thermal scan, combustion safety and whole home assessment.
Ice Dam Control And Removal Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
Ice dams form on a roof due to improper ventilation and insulation. Heat rises in the attic causing the snow above to melt which trickles down to the roof’s eaves forming large icicle formations.
Mold Removal Contractors In Milwaukee, WI
Soiled debris is extracted with an insulation vacuum and the mold is sanitized with the industrial strength cleaner MMR MOLD STAIN REMOVER from Bad Axe which also neutralizes odors.
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Comfort 1st Insulation is affiliated with the Better Business Bureau, Energy Star, Rockford Chamber of Commerce and is Pearl Certified. We have been accredited with the Better Business Bureau since: 3/12/2019 and been listed in business for 31 years. Our team only installs Energy Star Certified Products in order to provide the highest R-Values and fire safety. As a Pearl Certified contractor, Comfort 1st Insulation offers the option to all customers to certify their home at a small additional fee.
A Pearl Certification verifies the home, the appliances, the heating and cooling systems and the insulation is energy efficient and up to date current building codes. Pearl Certified homes have an increased property value and sell faster. As a member of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, Comfort 1st Insulation takes pride in joining with our local community to provide expert insulation at an affordable price.
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