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What Should the Humidity Be in Your House?

Who Are the Best Spray Foam Insulation Contractors in Lansing, Michigan?

Team RetroFoam Finds Innovative Ways to Help Make-A-Wish Michigan

DIY Spray Foam Insulation Kits: What are They? How Do They Work?

DIY Spray Foam Insulation Kit Problems

What Causes Condensation on Interior Walls?

The Total Lifetime Cost of Foam Insulation: It’s Less Than You Think

Who Are the Best Spray Foam Insulation Contractors in Michigan?

Why is My Electric Bill So High in the Summer?

Foam Insulation: Keeping Your House Cool in the Summer

Who Are the Best Spray Foam Insulation Contractors in Flint, Michigan?

Do I Need a Building Permit to Re-Insulate My House in Michigan?

Hiring an Insulation Contractor Problems: 6 Tips to Avoid Disaster

Is it Normal for My Air Conditioner to Run All Day?

Reduce Airborne Allergens and Pollutants from Entering Your Home

How to Prevent Cold Floors in the Winter

Who Are the Best Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers?

How Much Does Foam Insulation Cost for a Mobile Home in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

Fiberglass Insulation Problems: 6 Things to Watch Out For

How Much Does It Cost to Insulate a Rim Joist with Spray Foam in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

What is Cellulose Insulation? What’s it Made of and How Does it Work?

How Much Does it Cost to Insulate a Garage with Foam Insulation in 2021?

How to Trim Spray Foam

How Much Does it Cost to Spray Foam a Basement in 2021?

Will Spray Foam Insulation Keep Pests Out of the Home?

How Much Does Insulating a Crawl Space with Spray Foam Cost in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

Cellulose Insulation Problems: 5 Issues that Could Lead to Disaster

How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost in the Attic of an Existing Home in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

Who Are the Best Manufacturers of Fiberglass Insulation?

How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation in Existing Walls Cost in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

What is Fiberglass Insulation? How it Works and What it’s Made of

How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost for a Pole Barn in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost When Building a New Home in 2021?

What is the Best Insulation Around Windows? (Spray Foam vs Fiberglass)

What is the Average Cost of Spray Foam Insulation for an Existing House in 2021? (Prices/Rates/Factors)

How to Insulate an Old House

Rim Joist Insulation Problems: 5 Things to Watch Out For

Basement Insulation Problems: 4 Things that Can Cause You Troubles

Who are the Best DIY Spray Foam Insulation Kit Manufacturers?

Can You Insulate Around a Chimney?

Why is My House So Cold?

How Much Do DIY Spray Foam Insulation Kits Cost in 2021?

One Room in the House is Always Cold: How to Fix a Cold Room

DIY Spray Foam vs Hiring a Contractor: Which is Best?

What is the Best Way to Install Insulation? (DIY vs Hiring an Insulation Contractor)

How to Remove Spray Foam from Skin

Should I Insulate the Wall Between the Garage and House When Updating Exterior Wall Insulation with Foam?

How Much Money Will Foam Insulation Save on Monthly Energy Bills?

Clearing Up Misconceptions about Spray Foam Insulation

Spray Foam Insulation Problems: Look Out for These 7 Issues

Who Are the Best Manufacturers of Spray Foam Insulation?

Injection Foam Insulation vs Spray Foam Insulation: What’s the Difference?

What is Injection Foam Insulation? What it’s Made of, How it Works, & More

What is Home Insulation? Definition/Types/Materials

What is Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation? What it’s Made of, How it Works, & More

What is Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation? What it’s Made of, How it Works, & More

What is Spray Foam Insulation? What it’s Made of, How it Works, & More

What is the Best Way to Insulate a Knee Wall?

How Much Does RetroFoam Cost?

How to Insulate a Deer Blind

Does Spray Foam Insulation Off-Gas?

Foam vs Fiberglass: Which Insulation is Best for My Mobile Home?

Learn How RetroFoam of Michigan Crew Experience, Work Ethic Calmed Homeowner’s Fears

What is the Best Rim Joist Insulation? (Spray Foam vs Fiberglass vs Foam Board)

What is the Best Insulation for a Basement? (Fiberglass vs Foam Board vs Spray Foam)

What is the Best Insulation for a Garage?

Bonus Room Insulation Problems: 6 Things that Cause an Uncomfortable Room Above the Garage

What is the Best Way to Insulate a Bonus Room Above a Garage?

How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost?

Team RetroFoam Adapts to New Virtual Make-A-Wish Bike Tour to Grant Wishes

Why Andy Chose RetroFoam of Michigan as a Career and to Insulate His Home

Why Does Old Insulation Need to be Removed from the Attic Before Installing Spray Foam?

Attic Insulation Removal: How to Remove Old Insulation from the Attic

Attic Insulation Problems: Top 5 Things to Watch Out For

Does Spray Foam Insulation Absorb Water?

Vented vs. Unvented Attic: Which is Better?

Installing RetroFoam into Exterior Walls with Different Siding Types

What is the Best Insulation for an Attic? (Spray Foam vs Fiberglass vs Cellulose)

What is the Best Insulation for Exterior Walls?

Exterior Wall Insulation Problems: Top 5 Things to Look Out For

Does Spray Foam Insulation for Sound Deadening Really Work?

What is the Best Way to Soundproof Walls and Ceiling of a Room?

How to Insulate a Wall Without Removing the Drywall

What is the Best Way to Insulate Concrete Block Walls in Homes?

My Attic is Very Hot! How to Cool Down and Fix a Hot Attic

Should I Replace Old Insulation in My Existing Home?

Foam vs Fiberglass vs Cellulose: Which Insulation is Best for My Existing House?

Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Foam Insulation for Existing Homes

Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam Insulation: Which is Better for My Home?

Looking for Spray Foam Insulation in Toledo? Best Toledo Insulation Contractors

Spray Foam Around Recessed Lights: When and How to Use Can Light Insulation Covers

Do I Need to Remove Old Insulation Before Installing New Spray Foam?

HERS Rating vs REScheck: Things to Know When Insulating Your New Home with Spray Foam

4 Situations When Injection Foam Can’t Be Installed as Exterior Wall Insulation

What is Mineral Wool Insulation? What it’s Made of and How it Works

What Factors Go into Scheduling Foam Insulation Installation with RetroFoam of Michigan?

Spray Foam Insulation for New Build Homes: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Flash and Batt Insulation Problems: 4 Issues You Want to Avoid

What are the Best Insulation Options for New Homes? (Spray Foam vs Fiberglass vs Cellulose)

How to Add Cape Cod Attic Insulation: Spray Foam the Knee Wall or Roof Deck

Is the Up-Front Cost of Spray Foam Insulation Worth it When Building a New Home?

Michigan Insulation Code: New Home Insulation Requirements

Air Changes Per Hour: What it Means and How Many Do You Need

How to Insulate a Pole Barn

Does Mold Remediation Need to Happen Before Spray Foam is Installed in the Attic?

The Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Spray Foam Insulation for Pole Barns 

What is the Best Insulation For Pole Barns? (Spray Foam vs Fiberglass vs Foam Board)

What is the Best Crawl Space Insulation? (Spray Foam vs Fiberglass)

New Home Insulation Problems: 5 Things You Don’t Want to Happen

Crawl Space Encapsulation vs Insulation: What’s the Difference?

Will Spray Foam Rust Metal Buildings?

Does My Dirt Floor Crawl Space Need a Vapor Barrier?

Crawl Space Insulation Problems: Watch Out for These 6 Issues

What is the Difference Between a Project Manager and a Salesperson?

Why Removing Fiberglass Insulation from the Pole Barn Before Spray Foam Installation is Important

Can You Spray Foam Insulation Over Mold?

Pole Barn Insulation Problems: 5 Issues to Keep an Eye Out For

4 Reasons Why an Insulation Contractor Shows Up Late

Buying Cheap Home Insulation? Consider These 7 Things Before You Sign the Contract

5 Tips for the Best Way to Invest Your Tax Return

Foam Insulation Options When a House Has No Exterior Wall Sheathing

Spray Foam Attic Floor or Rafters: Which is Best to Insulate?

What is Convective Loop Heat Loss in a Home?

5 Common Comfort and Energy Bill Savings According to RetroFoam of Michigan Reviews

Don’t Wait to Start These Spring Home Improvement Projects

3 Problems That Could Affect Your Home When Weather Changes Drastically in Michigan

How to Insulate a Hardie Board Sided Home with Injection Foam Insulation

What is the Highest R-Value Insulation? (Ratings/Types/Charts)

Does Spray Foam Insulation Prevent Ice Dams?

How to Insulate a Michigan Basement

How to Insulate a Well Pump House

Skip the Shingles: How Spray Foam Roofing Works

How to Insulate Log Cabin Walls with Injection Foam

Installing Injectable Foam Insulation for Existing Homes from the Inside

How to Fix Cold Kitchen Cupboards with Foam Insulation

How to Survive Your First Winter in Your New Home

Will Spray Foam Keep Pipes From Freezing?

What is the R-Value of Spray Foam Insulation?

8 Ways to Prep Your Garage for Winter

How to Repair Drywall That Has Been Blown Out by Injection Foam Insulation

Best Way to Insulate Crawl Space with Spray Foam: Walls or Ceiling?

What to Know When Replacing a Home Thermostat

What is DC-315 and Why the Spray Foam in Your New Build Home May Need It

What is R-Value? (Definition/Meaning/Importance)

How Conduction Heat Loss Can Be Prevented in Your Home, Just Like in a Thermos

How Air Sealing Insulation in Your Home Works Like Your Airtight Cooler

Will Injection Foam Insulation Bow or Crack Drywall?

How to Prep a Cargo Van for Spray Foam Insulation

What is Cork Insulation? What it’s Made of and How it Works

10 Winter Weather Travel Safety Tips for the Holidays

How to Get Rid of Closed Cell Spray Foam Smell

How to Plan and Pay for Your Foam Insulation Cost

How to Insulate a Chicken Coop or Barn

Insulating Basement Walls: Open Cell vs Closed Cell Spray Foam

How to Insulate a Tight Crawl Space

4 Things Homeowners Can Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Will Open Cell Spray Foam Retain the Growing Marijuana Indoors Smell?

What Questions Should You Ask About Contractor Insurance Requirements?

Does Spray Foam Need a Protective Shell When Sprayed on the Outside of a Shipping Container

What is Dew Point in a Home?

Truss Lifting: What is it and How to Fight it

How to Properly Insulate Walls in Tri-Level and Quad-Level Homes with Foam

How to Insulate a Shipping Container

How to Winterize a Grow Room

Which Spray Foam Insulation is Best for My Grow Room: Open Cell or Closed Cell?

Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Spray Foam Insulation for Grow Rooms

Grow Room Insulation Problems

5 of the Scariest Things Homeowners Face in October

8 Things to Do When Identifying Condensation or Mold in Your Home

6 Questions to Consider When Building the Home of Your Dreams

How Not to Lose Insulation Coverage After Home Improvement Projects

The State of Housing in Michigan in 2019

5 Common Themes After Analyzing the Last 100 RetroFoam of Michigan Reviews

Types of Insulation Rebates in Michigan (Standard Mail-In vs Home Performance)

6 Things to Do After a Roof Leak

5 Steps to Prepare Your Michigan Cabin for Winter

How to Properly Insulate a One and a Half Story House

4 Reasons Why Every Home Needs a Carbon Monoxide Detector

8 Things to Do When Your House Is Too Hot or Too Cold

How to Find the Best Builder for Your New Home or Remodel

Why RetroFoam of Michigan Isn’t a Good Fit for Everyone

Best Cities to Buy a Home and Live in Michigan in 2019

Why We Only Insulate Homes with Foam Insulation

Lessons Learned After Insulating Over 120 Homes for Home Performance with Energy Star

The Complete List of Foam Insulation Terms and Definitions

How to Compare Quotes for Home Insulation

5 Areas Not to Skimp on When Building a New Home

4 Renewable Energy Options for Michigan Homeowners

9 Things to Do When You Have High Energy Bills

Foam Insulation: Expectations Versus Reality

New Team RetroFoam Riders Battle Heat, Rough Terrain to Grant Wishes

Finding Insulation Rebates to Lower the Cost of Home Insulation

8 Things to Do After a House Fire

How to Find and Hire the Best Residential Insulation Contractor for Your Project

5 Ways to Cut Utility Bills in the Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

What is Home Performance with Energy Star?

8 Things to Do When a Basement Floods

R-Value vs Air Seal: What is More Important When Buying New Insulation?

6 Reasons Why a Visual Inspection is Necessary When Quoting an Insulation Project

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