• Why You Probably Need a Flowhood Test on your Air Ducts, TODAY!

      After 18+ years of interviewing and working for literally 1000’s of metro Atllanta homeowners, there is one ‘absolute’ that all economic & socio-economic levels of homeowners have in common: Their ...

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    • What Should You Do with the Ductboard found in your HVAC system?

      Last Thursday & Friday, Mike W. employed the Bird Pros to redesign his duct system. Part of the problem with his discomfort was that his duct system contained a lot of duct board. Do you feel like ...

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    • Are You Trying to Cool Your Attic with Leaky Ducts

      If you are the average homeowner, with an average house, with an average heating and cooling system located in the attic, the answer (sadly) is probably YES. New homes or older homes, we see duct ...

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    • Securing Your Attic Against Rodents

      Our name may be Bird Family Insulation, but trust me, you can count on us for way more than just insulation! I want to let you in on some details from our most recent job! This homeowner just ...

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    • RATS in the Chimney

      Airsealing Shuts Down Rat Hidden Highway! Last month, we received a call from a “Frantic”, Ms Homeowner. Her husband had found a large, dead rat lying on the floor in their “almost” finished basement. ...

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    • ”Bob, her bedroom is still cold!”

      “Bob, I’ve spent a lot of money on your services, and my daughter’s bedroom is still cold. In fact, I’m lying in her bed, and I feel cold air coming from her vent, while we have the furnace on.” That ...

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    • Looking Back On Our Successful Insulation Transformations Throughout the Year

      The months have been passing by so quickly. As they say, time flies when you’re having fun! And we’ve definitely been enjoying ourselves with the work we’ve been doing. Seeing how happy our clients ...

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    • Bob’s TOP 11 WAYS to Keep Your Cool

      Georgia Humidity Makes it Tough to Stay Cool Yes, the girls are beautiful in the south, and a big reason is our humid environment! So, while we have beautiful southern belles, we over-work our air ...

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    • Doesn’t sealing & insulating my attic with spray foam increase the area my AC & Heat has to serve?

      Doesn’t sealing & insulating my attic with spray foam insulation increase the area my AC & Heat has to serve? Recently we had a homeowner struggling with the concept of sealing and insulating his ...

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    • Safe, Clean, Green Insulation Solution

      It’s more than you spending your money! Our motto here at Bird Family Insulation is “we’re not comfortable until you are” and we mean that! Our featured project this week is a home in Conyers, GA ...

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    • Which Is Better For Me? Cellulose Or Spray Foam Insulation?

      Here at Bird Family Insulation , Savannah (my daughter who manages our office) gets these questions from homeowners, all the time. Which Insulation Is Better? Our answer to this question is … “ It ...

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    • In Defense of Cellulose Insulation ...

      I apologize for the poor quality of this photo. Because this is an advertising piece from a spray foam chemical manufacturer, I snapped this picture using my phone. In the picture, notice half the ...

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    • Looking Back On Our Successful Insulation Transformations Throughout the Year

      The months have been passing by so quickly. As they say, time flies when you’re having fun! And we’ve definitely been enjoying ourselves with the work we’ve been doing. Seeing how happy our clients ...

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    • Why Seal Your Crawlspace with Cement & Spray Foam?

      Seal Your Crawlspace with Cement & Spray Foam This week we completed a unique, sealed crawlspace project. Our out-of-state homeowners were using the Eastlake-area house as a rental unit. But there was ...

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    • Why doesn’t Bird Family Insulation use sub-contractors? You won’t guess the reason.

      Repeatedly, as I read & study, I am told to “remember your ‘why’?” You ask, “Bob, what’s your ‘why’ got to do with hiring subcontractors”? At the core of our business, is the “WHY” question … What is ...

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    • How the Dentist's Chair Reminded Me of the Importance of Client Feedback

      Many years ago, when our company was about 2 years old - I had a homeowner tell me, “ Bob, when you’ve gotten the sale, STOP TALKING!” Thankfully, I learned a lot from that seasoned gentleman. He went ...

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    • Why You Probably Need a Flowhood Test on your Air Ducts, TODAY!

      After 18+ years of interviewing and working for literally 1000’s of metro Atllanta homeowners, there is one ‘absolute’ that all economic & socio-economic levels of homeowners have in common: Their ...

      Read More
    • Why You Probably Need a Flowhood Test on your Air Ducts, TODAY!

      After 18+ years of interviewing and working for literally 1000’s of metro Atllanta homeowners, there is one ‘absolute’ that all economic & socio-economic levels of homeowners have in common: Their ...

      Read More
    • Bob’s TOP 11 WAYS to Keep Your Cool

      Georgia Humidity Makes it Tough to Stay Cool Yes, the girls are beautiful in the south, and a big reason is our humid environment! So, while we have beautiful southern belles, we over-work our air ...

      Read More
    • Does Do-it-Yourself Refrigerant ​Really​ Work?

      It’s been a really hot, muggy Atlanta summer. And, when you’re sitting in Atlanta traffic day-after-day… cold Air Conditioning inside your car makes it a little more bearable! Sidenote: I’m 60 years ...

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    • Can your AC Vent be a Source of Hot Air this Summer?

      Can Your AC Vent be a Source of Hot Air this Summer? The uncomfortable homeowner called our office and shared a very typical story with us. “During the summer, my master suite doesn’t get cold enough ...

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    • How to Beat the GA Humidity!

      It’s early May, and dew points are rising. It won’t be long before each morning, everything outside will be covered with southern dew! You’re battling the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics . I always tell our ...

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    • 3 Steps to Safely & Effectively Remove Mold from your Vented Crawlspace

      It’s spring in Atlanta, and here comes the high humidity! Are you worried about that mold in your vented crawlspace? It’s best not to ignore it. Under the right conditions, the colony will grow and ...

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    • Are You Ready For Georgia’s Summer?

      Spring is in full swing here in Georgia! Spring festivals are happening all over the state together with some farmers market and other outdoor events. It’s the best time to explore the neighborhood ...

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    • Deciding What To Do About Your Insulation... It's Almost Rocket Science

      Most everyone reading this blog has a basic understanding of energy (heat) loss. In this article, heat = energy. (It takes energy to produce heat). It’s the absence of heat that creates cold ...

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    • I Love My Encapsulated Crawlspace!

      It’s winter in Atlanta. What can be said? Atlanta winters are wet… soggy, damp, and wet. I’ve been in this city for 55 years, ... and our winters are damp and cold. I know! My home office is located ...

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    • I Love My Encapsulated Crawlspace!

      It’s winter in Atlanta. What can be said? Atlanta winters are wet… soggy, damp, and wet. I’ve been in this city for 55 years, ... and our winters are damp and cold. I know! My home office is located ...

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    • The Science of Air-Flow

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    • Why Do We Apply Spray Foam Insulation in Roof Decks at only 5.5” deep?

      If the code states that attic insulation should be R-30, why are we spraying the roof decks of attics to R-20, (5.5”)? Are we short-changing or deceiving our clients? New Construction Trade-Offs Well, ...

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    • Does Spray Foam Shorten Shingle Life?

      For years I’ve been asked by homeowners, “Bob, I’ve heard that spray foam will disqualify my shingle warranty, and reduce the life of my shingle roof, because of higher shingle temperatures. Is that ...

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    • Which Is Better For Me? Cellulose Or Spray Foam Insulation?

      Here at Bird Family Insulation , Savannah (my daughter who manages our office) gets these questions from homeowners, all the time. Which Insulation Is Better? Our answer to this question is … “ It ...

      Read More
    • How we Remedy Spray Foam Odor for Homeowners

      Bird Family Insulation has been installing spray foam insulation in retrofit (existing) homes around Atlanta for about 12 years now. We’ve probably sprayed foam in 2,000 homes by now. If there is one ...

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    • How to FIX a COLD FLOOR Above Your Garage Ceiling.

      Yesterday my office manager (and daughter) Savannah Bird called todays client, to review the authorized work-scope. It’s a several thousand dollar job, spanning two days. We’re doing major attic ...

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    • Bob’s TOP 11 WAYS to Keep Your Cool

      Georgia Humidity Makes it Tough to Stay Cool Yes, the girls are beautiful in the south, and a big reason is our humid environment! So, while we have beautiful southern belles, we over-work our air ...

      Read More
    • How to Beat the GA Humidity!

      It’s early May, and dew points are rising. It won’t be long before each morning, everything outside will be covered with southern dew! You’re battling the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics . I always tell our ...

      Read More