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Stay up to date by reading the helpful blog from Reitzel Insulation. Learn more about various products and home improvement topics from your Ontario leaders in insulation. We’ve proudly served Ontario residents and businesses for 42 years.

 


Planet-Friendly Cellulose Insulation for Your Home
20-Mar-2018

Be it cold or warm, good insulation is what keeps you comfortable inside your house. By preventing heat loss or gain, good insulation can also helps in reducing energy costs.
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Install the Latest Product for the Best Home Insulation Southwestern Ontario!
05-Mar-2018

Check out the absolute latest and innovative product that Reitzel Insulation is bringing to homes across Southern Ontario. Call now for a free estimate!
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How Proper Insulation Benefits the Environment
22-Jan-2018

Your home’s insulation does more than just lower your heating and cooling costs; it affects the environment too.
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Don’t DIY: When Spray Foam Insulation Goes Wrong
22-Jan-2018

Spray foam is one of the best inventions in the insulation industry. While it seems simple enough, you might be surprised to find that using this method requires skill and practice.
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Get Up to $7,200 in Rebates for Upgrading Insulation
08-Jan-2018

Reitzel Insulation is proud to be an insulation contractor for the GreenON Rebate. Now is the time to book and receive up to $7,200 off the cost of purchasing and installing insulation.
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Can You Have Too Much Insulation?
27-Nov-2017

Insulating your home or business is a vital way to ensure energy efficiency. Without proper insulation, your property would be too warm in the summer and too cold in the winter. To a certain degree, insulation can also serve as a buffer against noises both inside and outside of a building.

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The Perils of Do-It-Yourself: Leave Home Insulation to the Experts
27-Oct-2017

Numerous home projects can be done well by enthusiastic homeowners. With the right tools and knowhow, you might clean your own gutters, apply a stain to your deck, or paint an accent wall in a vibrant hue. However, some jobs should only be performed by skilled, dependable professionals.
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What Happens When Insulation Gets Wet?
18-Oct-2017

Plentiful rain is what makes our area of Canada so plush and beautiful in spring and summer. The winter wonderland is just as beautiful too. However, with all the rain, melting snow and ice come a few key concerns. For starters, too much moisture inside your property can affect your paint, carpeting, and even the insulation inside your home.
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Commercial Insulation versus Home Insulation: Is There a Difference?
18-Oct-2017

Whether you need to add new home insulation, or you are considering revamping the insulation at your place of business, doing some research ahead of time can save you plenty of headaches.
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Understanding how Heat Loss occurs in Homes
27-Sep-2017

Heat loss in your home can cost you a significant amount of money in energy bills. Regardless of how effective your HVAC system is, your home will still lose heat if it is not properly insulated.
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Differences between Attic and Roof Insulation
27-Sep-2017

Having your home insulated is an important aspect of energy efficiency. Depending on your circumstances, you might have your home insulated in a few different ways. If you plan to occupy the attic, then you would need attic insulation. If the attic will be used only for storage, then roof insulation may be appropriate.
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Is Your House Under Insulated? Here’s What You Need To Know
21-Aug-2017

As professionals in quality spray foam and blown-in insulation service, insulation removal, and fireproofing services, Reitzel Insulation often get asked a host of different insulation questions like how much insulation is needed, or on the flip side, how do you know if your business or home is under insulated?
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The Effects of Insulation on Air Conditioning
10-Aug-2017

Comfort is becoming a commodity – paying for heat and air conditioning through your utilities – subject to the whims of stock market traders. Today’s consumers – home, commercial, and industrial property owners – need to be vigilant and intelligent about the decisions or investments they make to their property, which has also been commodified recently, to take full advantage of the opportunity while protecting themselves from increasing commodity prices. What many consumers forget, or don’t know or understand in the first place, is the value that insulation brings to the equation – both in terms of comfort and long term energy savings.
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The History of Insulation
03-Aug-2017

Reitzel Insulation are experienced insulation contractors GTA with a 40 year history of offering quality spray foam and blown-in insulation service, insulation removal, and fireproofing services. No matter what type of insulation project you have in mind, Reitzel Insulation has the expertise to handle it.

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What Causes Black Spots on Insulation?
21-Jul-2017

Experts suggest doing an annual home inspection for routine changes and maintenance because with Ontario’s continually changing weather, your home is at risk from a multitude of factors.
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5 Signs you should replace your Insulation
13-Jul-2017

Canadians have a saying, if you’re cold, put on a sweater. It’s a simple solution to living in a colder climate, but what if it’s your home that’s cold? In that case that ‘sweater’ may mean more insulation. In this new era of home improvements and ‘staycations’, creating a comfortable, and cozy, home is atop every homeowners lists while improving your home’s energy efficiency is the added bonus we all want.
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Insulation & the Open Concept Home
10-Jul-2017

Modern home designs are increasingly utilizing the “open concept floor plan” that has the kitchen, living room, and dining areas as one large room. This design allows people in the various living spaces to interact freely.
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The Importance of a Properly Insulated Garage
27-Jun-2017

Canadian’s love affair with big ticket items, like cars and homes, can indicate many things like wealth or debt and regardless of what side of that equation you’re on, you still need to take care of your stuff. That means having a garage, attached or detached, to protect your car.
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Can Updating Your Insulation Increase Your Home’s Property Value?
12-Jun-2017

There are a number of improvements you can make to your home that will increase its value. Is updating your insulation one of them? While any improvement to heat and energy efficiency should theoretically increase the market price of your home, research indicates you won’t see any notable return on investment, at least not on your home’s value. It will almost certainly make it more marketable, and if you have an inadequate amount of insulation it’s sure to be noted on the home inspection.
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How a Pipe Leak can Damage your Insulation and other Areas of your Home
25-May-2017

Water damage to your home from water could be more costly than you think – there’s finding the source of the leak, repairs to the source and the damage it caused, as well as the cost to your family’s health from infections and respiratory ailments stemming from molds if not repaired and cleaned properly.
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Eliminating Heat Loss in Your Home
27-Apr-2015

Although you can never completely stop heat from escaping your house, homes with quality insulation are significantly more efficient. If you are considering upgrading your home’s insulation, find out what the benefits are, what constitutes as high-quality insulation, and signs your house is suffering major heat loss.
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What Makes Good Insulation? How to Understand R-Values
10-Apr-2015

If your home doesn't have proper insulation, your house will feel more dank and drafty than warm and comfortable. The question then is: how do you choose the best insulation?
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Benefits of Spray Foam
27-Mar-2015

When you’re building or restoring a home, you may think that the most important decisions are things like flooring and paint selections. But one factor that can make a huge difference in your home’s value is what kind of insulation you use.
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The Importance of Insulation for Your Renovation
13-Mar-2015

Many homeowners don’t realize how much improper insulation is costing them. But cost is only one of the many reasons why you should update your home’s insulation.
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In Your Neighbourhood: Reitzel Insulation
27-Feb-2015

Are you throwing money away each month in high heating and cooling costs? Insulation can work wonders in your home or business. When you're thinking of insulating your property, consider Reitzel Insulation.
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Reitzel Insulation - A successful KW family business
27-Feb-2015

Reitzel Insulation has been operating in KW and Toronto for 38 years. We invite you to learn more about our products and services.
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Eight Steps to a More Energy-Efficient Home
14-Nov-2014

While cooling, heating, lighting, and power certainly come with a price, saving money on your monthly energy bill might not be as difficult as you think. Follow these eight easy steps to start cutting costs and saving energy.
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The Use of Thermal Imaging for Insulation
07-Nov-2014

All around us, every day and in every way, technology pervades our lives. Why? Presumably, it adds to our enjoyment of life by making things better or easier. In the case of insulation, it has definitely made things better.
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How to Decide if an Old House Needs Insulation
31-Oct-2014

Aside from the cosmetic undertaking, there may be many structural and mechanical deficiencies which you will want to address. One such item which should be considered at the top of the list is insulation.
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Safe Spray Foam Insulation
28-Jul-2014

How do I know that polyurethane spray foam insulation is safe for my home?
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Improve Your Insulation in Toronto with This Tip!
02-May-2014

You can always check for window cracks, air leaks, water damage, and deficiencies in your insulation in order to improve your home's insulation.
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9 Different Toronto Insulation Materials that Will Keep Your Home Warm
02-May-2014

Most energy inefficiency is due to poor insulation, which is easily fixed. Here's how to increase your efficiency and start saving money on your utility bills.
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Reduce Energy Costs: Identify Problems with Your Insulation in Toronto
02-May-2014

Is your gas or electric bill abnormally high compared to your neighbours? There may be several reasons why you are using more energy, but one of the main culprits is poor insulation.
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