Insulation, Total Home Performance, Easton, MD

Since 90% of homes in the U.S. are under-insulated, your home on the Eastern Shore of Maryland may also be lacking proper insulation.

How Insulation Works

Insulation slows heat transfer, so it works both in during the winter and the summer. During the winter, insulation helps to keep the heat generated by your home’s heating system in. While during the summer, insulation keeps the outside heat out.

The Benefits of Insulation

  • A more comfortable home

Insulation, particularly in areas like the crawl space and attic of your home will help you maintain more pleasant indoor temperatures during every season.

  • Lower utility bills

With insulation, your heating and cooling systems will be able to achieve the desired temperature more easily without using too much energy, helping lower your monthly heating and cooling bills.

  • A longer life for your HVAC system

More comfortable temperatures in your home mean less stress on your HVAC system, fewer repairs and emergency calls.

Types of Insulation

  • Cellulose Insulation

Cellulose is an easy, durable and cost-effective insulation that can be blown in over existing insulation in older homes or in new construction. Made from recycled materials, it’s one of the greenest insulation materials available. Unlike traditional fiberglass batts, blown-in insulation provides a continuous blanket to stop air infiltration.

Cellulose insulation benefits include:

  • Does not settle.

  • Is not corrosive to steel, copper or aluminum.

  • Will not lose its energy-saving abilities over time.

  • Will not rot, decay or mildew, and does not support fungus or mold growth.

  • Fiberglass Insulation

Fiberglass insulation can also be blown in over existing insulation. It has similar properties to cellulose insulation but tends to settle more after installation. Fiberglass batt insulation can be installed in the attic area, but it is important that it is installed properly. Exposed floor joists diminish the R-value collectively, so installing it perpendicular to existing insulation makes it more effective.

  • Spray Foam Insulation

Total Home Performance primarily uses spray foam insulation in crawl spaces and attics. Spray foam is a unique type of insulation since it expands to fill small gaps and cracks, simultaneously air sealing while also insulating.

Spray foam insulation provides a number of benefits:

  • Air seals to prevent moisture intrusion and unwanted air exchange, which results in improved comfort and energy efficiency.

  • Provides a high R-value thermal barrier to keep your home warm during the winter and cool during the summer.

  • Encapsulates the space to bring ductwork into the conditioned environment.

  • Reduces pest intrusion.

The Eastern Shore of Maryland Insulation Specialists

At Total Home Performance, we have years of training and experience installing various insulation types in homes along the Eastern Shore of Maryland. We will determine the spots where your home lacks sufficient insulation and work with you to select the insulation installation that will suit your needs and budget.

Increase your home’s comfort and energy savings with improved insulation. Contact us or call (410) 822-1390 to schedule a consultation today.

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Attic Insulation

Attic Insulation, Total Home Performance, Easton, MD

Attic insulation plays an essential role in preventing heat transfer so that your home stays warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Properly insulating your attic not only improves comfort and indoor air quality, but it also reduces heating and cooling costs.

What Our Customers Are Saying About Us

  • The contractor was thorough, professional and impressive in the presentation and completion of the work completed at our home. Their work crew was extremely neat, efficient and timely in getting the work done. I highly recommend Total Home Performance, L.L.C.

    John Davis
  • Total Home Performance did an outstanding job. The work was completed as promised (time/price/quality).

    Joseph Holt
  • Entirely Satisfactory - Derek Dombrosky is an extremely capable young man.

    Elden and Barbara Hartshorn
  • Over all the THP experience was complete thorough and very professional. The equipment utilized was first rate and the work was excellent.

    William Gilmore
  • Total Home Performance is a yong company that is dedicated to doing outstanding work. Following the energy audit, Derek made an excellent presentation to us regarding our problems and their proposed solutions.

    Bill Leasure
  • Excellent staff. Professional work. Worked well with my schedule.

    Dean Hinton
  • Total Performance LLC was a very professional, hard working group. Since we are a total electric house with three heat pumps and a crawl space, we are looking forward to a lower power bill this winter.

    Ed Bishop
  • Total Home Performance was an excellent contractor. They were very knowledgeable and recommended solutions which were very helpful in improving the livability and energy efficiency in my home.

    Peter Kennedy
  • Contractor was on time, neat, had very good workers, and cleaned up after finished. Very satisfied.

    Patrick
  • The owner of the company Derek, came to our home soon after we contacted the company for an audit. He seemed to do a very thorough evaluation in all parts of the house.

    Joyce M. Fitzpatrick
  • We had our home sealed and our crawl space too and as the winter months are here---we feel the difference already.

    Tim Nowak
  • Addressed a number of issues we had with an old "ballon frame" house. Updated crawlspace and insulated attic.

    Gary
  • The work was done effeciently and I could feel the difference in the in the heat/air right away. I am very happy with the work that was done.

    Judy
  • Designated work completed as scheduled. Workers were courteous and completed work in above average manner.

    Larry Fry
  • I was amazed at the immediate impact of house sealing on the level of comfort. I have to wait until next winter to see if the savings are as expected. The contractors crew were very professional and very careful.

    B J Latka
  • We were very pleased with Total Home Performance and the energy audit experience. All the employees were very professional, they showed up on time to perform the audit, which took about two hours, as they indicated.

    ocjacobs
  • Very capable personnel, respectful of our home, pleasant, able to answer question intelligently, thorough.

    John Bayliss
  • Company was outstanding.

    Dr Bill Plack
  • This is the second time the contractor has done work for us and each time it was a delight doing business with him.

    The Danns
  • We are delighted with the work that Total Home Performance performed in our home. The workers and the type of work they did were professional. They updated us on the status of work. We would definitely utilize them in the future if the need arises.

    David Turner
  • Total home performance did a great job sealing, removing decking in attic and installing new insulation and attic tent. They cleaned everything left no mess. Wife was very happy when she got home.

    Jimmy
  • Everyone was very nice and explained the reason for every improvement they suggested. There were several issues with having my information submitted for my rebates from my electric company, but they were eventually resolved.

    Crystal D.
  • Professional and friendly people provided excellent service.

    David Gibson
  • The company was dependable in terms of doing what they said they would, when they said they would. They seemed to be very knowledgeable. They resolved several of the issues that their audit indicated were problems.

    Karen
  • I can only say one word for the performance of Total Home Performance LLC is EXCELLENCE in all areas of work performed. Aside from a job well done, cleaned up working space at the end of each day, kept me informed as to what was taking place from day to day, and also finished the job on time.

    BJD
  • Everthing done well – sales, energy audit, installation, paperwork.

    Roger Crow
  • Total Home Performance has been very easy to deal with and I found them very efficient.

    Julie Libby
  • Matt Hargrove and his crew were excellent, on time and completed the work as indicated with no additional ala carte charges. Matt came out on the evening of hurricane Irene after we noticed our sump pump not working.

    Deb Rich
  • All went well. Very polite and professional. Finished work in timely manner. Hope it helps improve our heating costs!

    Bonnie Greer
  • From start to finish a very good experience. Complete analysis of needed upgrading to implementation was very positive experience. Work crew was very responsible and personable.

    Chuck and Ruth Barbour
  • My experience with the Maryland Home Performance program was very good for the following reasons. 1. The use of a certified contractor in energy efficient methods. 2. Having a certified contractor company that employs a crew that does good work.

    Sidney Schneider
  • Contractor was professional and completed all tasks as agreed. Program was helpful. We hope to realize energy savings over the coming years.

    Bruce Thomas
  • The contractors were kind, courteous and respectful of our home.

    Ed Watkins
  • The workers were experienced, fast, and neat. In addition they were polite. This is my first year in my home so I have no way of comparing my energy use this year with other years. I am satisfied with the work done.

    Carol
  • Work was completed on time and the workers went above and beyond. Great company to work with kept us informed the whole process

    Richard Covert
  • I can only say one word for the performance of Total Home Performance LLC is EXCELLENCE in all areas of work performed. Aside from a job well done, cleaned up working space at the end of each day, kept me informed as to what was taking place from day to day, and also finished the job on time.

    Maryland Local
  • From start to finish a very good experience. Complete analysis of needed upgrading to implementation was very positive experience. Work crew was very responsible and personable.

    Maryland Local
  • The workers were experienced, fast, and neat. In addition they were polite. This is my first year in my home so I have no way of comparing my energy use this year with other years. I am satisfied with the work done.

    Maryland Local
  • Matt Hargrove and his crew were excellent, on time and completed the work as indicated with no additional a-la carte charges. Matt came out on the evening of hurricane Irene after we noticed our sump pump not working.

    Maryland Local

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