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Amaro Alves’ 40 year work Anniversary

Feb 21, 2019 @ 14:02
Amaro Alves has been working with JM of New Bedford for 40 years. Amaro is trustworthy, loyal and hard working and we have estimated that Amaro has worked on over 6,000 homes in the southcoast area.  Amaro’s primary skills include re-insulating existing homes but he has also dabbled in roofing, new construction insulation, air sealing… View Article

Was Your Wall Insulation Done Right?

Jan 14, 2019 @ 19:43
We recently came across a house that was being remodeled and the contractor noticed that the walls were only partially insulated. The home had been previously insulated with spray foam insulation. This insulation was sprayed in by little holes from the outside. Many of the bays were only filled up on the side that the… View Article

What type of insulation should I have in my attic?

Jul 19, 2018 @ 14:08
Blown in insulation
Blown in insulation is the best way to insulate your attic. Having blown in insulation on the floor of your attic prevents the least amount of heat loss while maintaining access to wiring, lights and anything else you might need to get to through the life of your home. Some people would prefer fiberglass batts… View Article

Icicles on your Roof?

Jan 9, 2017 @ 19:00
Icicles are synonymous with winter storms. However the larger icicles your home has, the more heat you are wasting. Icicles form by the snow melting off your roof deck and dripping down till it reaches the cold overhang of your roof edge and refreezes into the beautiful crystal you see. The snow is originally melting… View Article

Efficiency Tax Credit

May 2, 2016 @ 18:40
The Federal Efficiency tax credit has been renewed through Dec. 31st 2016. Now any insulation upgrades you make to your home will deductible by 10% or up to $500. Take advantage of this free incentive on your 2016 taxes. Adding this to the outstanding rebates given by your local utilities can make your insulation project… View Article

NEW Solar Panels

Apr 13, 2015 @ 15:13
JM of New Bedford co. has installed solar panels! All the electricity used in our buildings will come directly from our panels from now on. Our solar panels were installed by INO Electrical Service Inc. and cover a great portion of our warehouse. Together with a new flat rubber roof that we installed prior, our… View Article

Do you have a Cold Cape Style House?

Jun 10, 2014 @ 11:03
Many potential customers complain about having a cold bedroom in their cape style home and don’t know what to do about it.  A cape home has three distinct ceiling areas that if all aren’t insulated properly, will cause massive heat loss and drafts in the home.  These three areas are the top flat ceiling on… View Article

Air Sealing, the Easy Way to Save Money

May 2, 2013 @ 13:18
Most people do not know about the large amount of heat lost that occurs in their homes when it is not properly air sealed.  In order for your insulation to work properly, your attic should be air sealed in the addition to the insulation.  The purpose of air sealing is to prevent warm air from… View Article

Is there snow on your roof? Do you get Ice dams?

Nov 29, 2012 @ 14:24
A sign that your home is well insulated is that the snow on your roof will stay on potentially longer than your neighbors.  If your house does not have adequate insulation the heat from your home will rise up through your house, reach the underside of you roof and melt the fallen snow.  Another problem… View Article

Summer Savings!

Jul 26, 2012 @ 18:10
Are you too hot in your home?  Is your air condition or central air constantly running?  Your house is most likely under insulated.  Having the appropriate amount of insulation and installed correctly will keep your home cool in the summer time.  In the summertime the sun will beat down on your roof radiating heat into… View Article