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New Construction Insulation vs. Retrofit Insulation

You may have heard the terms “new construction insulation” and “retrofit insulation,” especially if you’re building a new home, remodeling or looking for ways to make your home more energy-efficient. An insulation company like ThermaSeal / Lakeside Insulation will be able to set you straight on the difference between new construction insulation and retrofit insulation.

Insulation in New Homes

Are you building a new home? You’ve probably thought of all the exciting things such as countertops, furniture, windows, etc. Insulation, while not as exciting, is one of the most important parts of building a new home.

How to Tell When it’s Time to Re-Insulate

Do you know if you need to re-insulate your home? You probably answered “no,” which is normal—most homeowners don’t have the necessary tools and expertise to figure out their insulation needs. This is where professional insulation companies like ThermaSeal / Lakeside Insulation can help!

Cellulose vs. Fiberglass Insulation

You’ve probably heard of both fiberglass and cellulose insulation, especially if you’re getting ready to insulate a new home or re-insulate your home. Many people aren’t sure what makes these two types of insulation different. Fiberglass and cellulose insulation both can be blown into wall cavities, and they have similar characteristics (soundproof, environmentally friendly, etc.). However, they also have a few major differences

Where to Insulate in Your House

If you’ve determined that your energy bills are higher than normal and think you may need more home insulation, that’s the first step. It’s great, but you still need to figure out where to insulate! Fortunately, this isn’t hard at …

Benefits of Home Insulation

Installing more insulation is one of the best ways to ensure your home stays as energy-efficient and comfortable as possible all year long. Although the upfront cost of insulation can be high, it offers long-term value and more than pays for itself in a few short years

Products We Install

Our team installs both batt and blown-in fiberglass insulation.


Help prevent mold and excessive moisture infiltration in homes you build with our waterproofing services.


At Thermaseal / Lakeside Insulation, we understand the role a floor plays within a building system by controlling sound and fire.

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