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  • Securing Your Attic Against Rodents
    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
    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, 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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  • I did not believe it, until I actually saw the results.
    I did not believe it, until I actually saw the results.

    Today, I'm a card-carrying believer in sealing up our homes against uncontrolled air infiltration. The 24/7 exchange of air between our living space and outdoors is a huge, powerful, very real and ...

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  • Some interesting trivia regarding 150 degrees...
    Some interesting trivia regarding 150 degrees...

    In 150 degrees... A stick of butter melts in minutes. Popcorn "pops". Perfectly fine candles "wilt over". It is the average afternoon & evening temperature in Georgia attics. AND, it is exactly twice ...

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  • Airsealing attic & floor penetrations
    Airsealing attic & floor penetrations

    The necessity of sealing your attic, before adding fresh attic insulation: Would you re-paint your car, without first washing the dirt off of it? Would you buy a sleeping bag, knowing that the zipper ...

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