Weatherization Services

Weatherization Services

Alternative Weatherization offers the following insulation contractor services in Massachusetts:
Blower Door Tests »

Our professional home insulators use a blower door test to help determine your home’s air density. This is the most accurate method we use to find if there is an overuse of energy due to air leakage.

There are some important steps to be prepared for before a blower door test can be performed.

  • Close all windows and open all interior doors
  • Turn down all thermostats
  • Cover ashes in wood stoves and fireplaces with damp newspapers
  • Shut fireplace dampers and doors, and wood stove air intakes
Air Sealing »

Many air leaks and drafts are easy to find because they are easy to feel, like those around windows and doors. But holes hidden in attics, basements and crawlspaces are usually bigger problems. Let Alternative Weatherization’s professional home insulators seal these leaks with proper sealing methods. This will have a great impact on improving your comfort and reducing utility bills.

Blown-In Insulation / Cellulose Insulation »

Cellulose insulation is a safe approach in protecting your home and family from weather conditions we face. Cellulose insulation is non-flammable and helps to hinder the spread of fire be 57%. This type of insulation reduces outside noise, thus it is an ideal investment to those who live near busy roads or airports. Cellulose insulation is non-toxic and safe, insect and rodent resistant and impervious to mold and mildew.

Exterior Wall Drilling »

Wall insulation has to be drilled in the walls, since it cannot be installed by the attic or underneath the property. With exterior wall drilling, it is important to accurately select the correct areas to be drilled. Once this is achieved, the walls are inserted with cellulose insulation until thoroughly packed. Our insulation contractors will then plug the hole with a styrofoam plug and then reattach the existing siding.

Interior Wall Drilling »

There are times when Exterior Drilling may not be possible. In this situation, Alternative Weatherization will drill holes from the interior. Once the holes are filled, the holes are patched using spackle or joint compound.

Other services include:

Seal Bypass Areas
Create Foam Access Caps for Attic Entrances
Garage Ceilings
Stationary Mobile Homes

Fill out the form to the right to set up a FREE home energy audit!

We offer a free home energy assessment, also known as a home energy audit. This is a crucial step in determining your home energy usage. Our professional home energy auditor will carefully determine the areas of your home that need to be properly insulated by doing a room by room inspection in order for your home to reach maximum energy saving results.

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