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Heat Insulation and How it Works

October 10, 2016

How Does Heat Move? Heat insulation delays the flow of the heat for comfort and helps to prevent damage to your property. Heat flow has three mechanisms, conduction, where the heat moves through the materials, convection, which circulates the heat through liquids and gases, and radiant heat.  Radiant heat moves the heat regardless of what is in its path. Most of the insulation materials that you will find will slow down both convective and conductive heat flows, Radiant barriers will reduce your radiant heat gain. How Does Insulation Work? Insulation slows heat down in a number of ways. Fiberglass, and get the full story

Insulation Equipment Capitol Machine

October 3, 2016

Capitol Machine is the only insulation equipment dealer that you need to consider whether you are a general contractor who needs to upgrade his equipment or a DIYer who likes to buy and flip homes. Capitol Machine carries insulation blowers, insulation removal equipment, spray foam rigs and used insulation equipment, and best of all; you know you will be getting the best insulation equipment available anywhere in the area, because Capitol Machine stands behind everything they sell. For over 40 years, Capitol Machine has designed and manufactured the world’s best insulation removal vacuum machines, spray foam rigs and the finest get the full story

Insulation Types to Consider

September 26, 2016

Insulation Types have been discussed for the last couple of weeks, and if you follow the Capitol Machine blog, you will know that some types of insulation are better than others when it comes to the environment. Below are more types of insulation for both commercial and residential properties. Foam Insulation affects the environment more than other insulation types because the raw materials, such as petroleum and natural gas, needs to be extracted, refined and transported depleting the ozone during manufacturing. However, some other benefits can help offset the issues including better R-values on your home because of the improved get the full story

Adequate home insulation will keep you warm

Insulation Installation What you Should Know

September 19, 2016

Insulation installation is one of the most important parts of your home, especially if you want to improve your homes energy performance while lessening the environmental impact. Did you know that cooling and heating consumes about 44 percent of all of the energy used in your home? Insulation installation can reduce your utility bills by as much as 30 percent a year. The average household in the United States spends about $650.00 annually on cooling and heating bills. Attic You can instantly save energy if you consider installing insulation in your attic. Not only will you benefit immediately, but you get the full story

Spray Foam Rig For Your Business

September 14, 2016

A new Spray Foam Rig can help your insulation contracting business giving you the freedom to take on more work. With a Spray Foam Rig from Capitol Machine, the rig does the work for you and is well worth the investment. Your insulation contracting business will be busy easily paying for your new spray foam rig in no time at all, and best of all, you can build one yourself. The Spray Foam Rig optional customize your own mobile spray foam rig allows you to select the trailer type and simply follow the steps to your very own customized mobile get the full story

Insulation Tips from Capitol Machine

September 12, 2016

Insulation tips can help if you have an older home, keeping warm during the winter can be tricky. Homes that were built prior to 1940 were rarely insulated, and if by chance they were, the insulation products that were used have most probably settled or deteriorated by now. Without insulation, the heat will escape allowing the cold air to come in. How to Decide One of the first insulation tips you need is to determine is if you actually have insulation. All you have to do is check out the attic. If you don’t have one, there will normally be get the full story