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Room in Milwaukie, OR Home Made More Comfortable With Attic Insulation

Room in Milwaukie, OR Home Made More Comfortable With Attic Insulation

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Room in Milwaukie, OR Home Made More Comfortable With Attic Insulation Room in Milwaukie, OR Home Made More Comfortable With Attic Insulation

This family in Milwaukie, OR wanted their family room to be more comfortable. Our Energy Consultant visited and determined what was making that room uncomfortable: air was leaking through from the home into the attic through many gaps.  The places with a lot of gaps were around the can lights.  Our crew installed can light covers and sealed around them (see AFTER photo) to help prevent leaks. 

The family told us their heating bill dropped dramatically and the family room is much more comfortable now.

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Your Expert Spray Foam & Home Insulation Contractor in Portland

We specialize in a variety of services aimed to lessen your home's carbon footprint and save energy and money each month! We offer it all, from home insulation and heating and cooling services to replacement windows and home energy audits!

  • Wall & Attic Insulation
  • Replacement Windows
  • Basement Insulation
  • Blown-in Insulation
  • Commercial Insulation 
  • Dehumidification
  • Home Energy Evaluation
  • Duct Sealing
  • Sealing Air Leaks
  • Crawl Space Sealing 
  • Spray Foam & Rigid Foam Insulation 
  • Ice Dam Prevention

Spray Foam Insulation Experts

Spray foam insulation is the best choice for insulation if you’re looking to increase your comfort & decrease your energy bills. Spray foam insulation is truly the best option for home insulation and here are a few reasons why. Spray Foam Insulation provides an air barrier due to its ability to fill gaps and cracks. It is also great at staying in the hard to reach areas because of its super-adhesive qualities. Spray foam insulation is also waterproof, unlike fiberglass and cellulose insulation. Water will not be able to pass through the foam which makes it an extremely durable and long-lasting product. Lastly, spray foam insulation is foolproof. Spray foam is sprayed as a liquid and then expands and hardens to fill voids and gaps. There is never any chance for an area to be missed or void to form. Once cured spray foam insulation will stay in place for decades to come and will never shift or settle like fiberglass. To ensure your home has the best insulation available and your energy bills are low, switch to spray foam insulation today!

Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation Include:

  • spray foam works in all areas of the home
  • has a greater R-value
  • acts as an air sealant
  • is waterproof
  • leaves no gaps


Home Insulation Company

All the heat that you pump throughout your home in the winter can cost more than you anticipated. One of the largest reasons for the high bill you see every month is that your home is not properly insulated and the heat is escaping outside. Josh Lowe's Dr. Energy Saver is your Portland expert for all types of insulation including rigid foam, attic, crawl space, blown-in, and spray foam insulation. Wherever the air is escaping we can insulate it whether it be through walls, your basement, your attic, or in the crawl spaces. 

Custom Home Energy Audits

Our goal is to make your Portland home more comfortable, more health friendly, and less expensive to heat and cool. In our energy audit evaluation, we inspect your home and provide reports on the condition of major systems like ductwork and insulation. We then check air leakage areas throughout the house to identify weak points where you are losing energy. We then provide recommendations with realistic expectations for energy improvements and offer a free estimate for proposed work. 

Case Studies From Portland
This couple, in a lovely SW Portland neighborhood, wanted to get rid of mold inside their home--it was growing on walls when furniture was nearby. ...
Holly has lived in her 1970 house for twenty-four years and it had always been uncomfortably hot in the summer or freezing cold in the winter. The...
Job Stories From Portland, OR
Floor Between Basement and First Floor in SE Portland, OR Home Needing Soundproofing

This home in SE Portland, OR had a lot of noise transfer from the finished basement to the first floor living area when the young children were romping around on the first floor. 

Our Energy Consultant met with the homeowner and investigated whether blowing cellulose insulation inside the floor would be an option.  We like to meet at each house since blowing in cellulose doesn’t work in every home. 

As this home’s floor was a perfect candidate for blown-in cellulose to help with soundproofing, the homeowner moved forward with the work.  Cellulose does a great job of deadening sound. The only way to access the floor cavity with the least patching afterwards was to drill a few holes in the ceiling in the basement.  Our insulation crew then blew in the cellulose, and patched the holes so the owner could then paint.  (We could have painted but he chose to take care of that himself.)

Now the sounds of children running around upstairs is much less obvious!

Water Damaged Attic Repaired in Portland, OR

This Portland, OR homeowner found us online and called to receive an estimate on repairing the water damage in their attic.  While our Energy Consultant was there, he also looked under the home and saw the very damaged, and in some places not even connected, ductwork for their heating system. (see photo)

In the attic, our Insulation Crew removed the damaged insulation, treated the roof deck for mold, replaced the damaged sheet rock, and blew in TruSoft cellulose insulation.  The team also removed all the flex ductwork under the home and replaced it with new insulated flex ductwork.  The client was impressed with our crew’s professionalism.

Water Damaged Attic Repaired in Portland, OR - Photo 1
Portland, OR Home Will No Longer Be Hot in the Summer

This Portland, OR homeowner found us online and called for an entire home evaluation to help uncover the reasons their home was very, very hot during the summer months. They called in the spring to get a jump on it before they had to go through another summer being uncomfortable in their own home.

Our Energy Consultant discovered, in his thorough evaluation of their home, that the attic was the culprit (see photo showing how some of attic was not even covered).  Our insulation crew sealed the air leaks in the attic and then blew in TruSoft cellulose insulation to the R-60 level.  The homeowners were very happy and appreciated the full clean-up that our crew did.

Portland, OR Home Will No Longer Be Hot in the Summer - Photo 1
Milwaukie, OR Home Family Room Made Comfortable

This Milwaukie, OR homeowner met us at the Portland home show in February and signed up right then to get a whole home evaluation from us.  Their family room has never been comfortable; they had to use portable heaters, which were expensive, to make it moderately comfortable. 

Our Energy Consultant met with them and, after exploring the whole home, discovered their attic was the culprit!  There was not enough insulation in the attic, and there were no seals around the can lights, so all the air they were paying to heat was escaping up through the lights into the attic.

Our insulation crew covered 13 can lights and sealed around them before blowing in the cellulose insulation to an R-60 level.  

1957 Portland Home Now More Comfortable

This Portland area homeowner, whose house was built in 1957, met us at a home show and made an appointment. She wanted to make her new-to-her home warmer.  Our Energy Consultant met with her and investigated the attic.  He founds air leakage around ductwork, soffits, and the chimney where air she was heating in her home was escaping to the attic and to the outside. The existing insulation in the attic was not at an adequate level, too.

Our crew sealed the leaks (see photo showing sealing around ductwork) and blew in cellulose to the R-49 level that is the minimum recommended for efficiency. Her home is now much more comfortable.

1957 Portland Home Now More Comfortable - Photo 1
Work Requests From Portland, OR
in Portland
1100 sq ft home Need foam in walls Blown in low pitch ceiling
Nw Mcdaniel Rd in Portland
We need some duct repair and inspection.
SE Taylor St in Portland
Attic needs additional blown in insulation. Crawl space needs replacement of batt insulation and sheeting.
N. McClellan St in Portland
My work has exposed beams on the ceiling. There is no insulation. I'd like to get an consultation/estimate on insulating it with some sort of spray foam. Thanks
SW Westwood Dr in Portland
Looking for adding insulation in roof and walls. Looking for blown cellulose in walls ( from exterior) and upgrade to ceiling (removing old blown) supplementing batts. Our house is 3400sgft and is about 60 yrs old
SW Jacob Ct in Portland
Open beam cathedral ceiling. Each side is 15 x 25 so total area to be covered before reinstalling roof is 30 x 25. Framing is not in place so either 2x4 or 2x6 or ?
in Portland
1400 Sq foot single floor home that we want to insulate the attic with Spray in Foam. Looking to get an estimate. Mark
in Portland
I would like you give me estimate floor insulation in my town house Thx Duc Tran
SW Riverside Dr. in Portland
I have an approx 1,000 sq ft unfinished attic that needs insulation. I don't know if it is best to be rolled out or sprayed. I am also interested in other possibilities to have in mind for more insulation such as walls and between floors. I want to get bids for each idea that could help our house be more efficient and we can pick and choose jobs when we have the finances. Please call. Thanks, Debie
in Portland
We would like to have wall insulation installed in our upstairs attic space (bonus room). The room is currently gutted to the studs. We are prepping the house to list for sale by the end of the month so we are looking to move quickly.
in Portland
Looking into adding more or new insulation to my attic.
SE Pine Ct. in Portland
My crawl space has lots of construction debris, a couple rodent carcasses, and a bad vapor barrier. It is also uninsulated. I'd like a quote to remedy these issues. Thanks.
SW Hamilton St. in Portland
HI, I am not sure this is even possible. We are wondering if it would be possible to do blown in insulation between the two floors of our house. We don't know if we have a crawl space or not. We have a garden level apartment and the floors are paper thin. The footprint of our house is approximately 1600 sq. ft., maybe less because I am not sure how much of that is the garage. Our house is not that energy inefficient, so that is not the aim. Thank you. Please do not call. I don't watch my phone during the day.
in Portland
Exterior wall and attic insulation.
in Portland
Stairway to Basement very cold. Need energy audit for house. House built in 1955. Had insulation blown in walls years ago.
Sw Brittany Dr. in Portland
Need an estimate on what it cost to have windows and a sliding glass door replaced for whole house.
NE Prescott Dr. in Portland
Old or not enough insulation in Attic
N MONTANA AVE in Portland
Insulate open roof rafter in attic
in Portland
No concerns really. I've used the product many times on other projects. looking for a cost
in Portland
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97201, 97202, 97203, 97204, 97205, 97206, 97207, 97208, 97209, 97210, 97211, 97212, 97213, 97214, 97215, 97216, 97217, 97218, 97219, 97220, 97221, 97222, 97223, 97224, 97225, 97227, 97228, 97229, 97230, 97231, 97232, 97233, 97236, 97238, 97239, 97240, 97242, 97256, 97258, 97266, 97267, 97268, 97269, 97280, 97281, 97282, 97283, 97286, 97290, 97291, 97292, 97293, 97294, 97296, 97298

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