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O’Reilly Brothers Blog

O’Reilly Brothers, Ottawa, has provided a collection of informative articles about all things insulation for our valued clients. Be sure to check back often, as we will be posting frequently!

  • 07/03/2019
    How to Check for Mould in Your Home

    Mould in your home is not only unsightly and unhygienic—it also carries serious health and safety risks. That’s why it’s important to check your home for mould regularly and to take steps to prevent it from forming. Read on for our tips on how to check for mould in your home in Ottawa and the surrounding area.

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  • 07/03/2019
    Why Blown Cellulose Is a Good Insulation Choice

    One of the most popular forms of insulation currently on the market is blown cellulose, a material praised by homeowners and insulation experts alike for its thermal efficiency, noise absorption, fire resistance, environmental benefits, and easy installation process. If you’re looking for new insulation for your Ottawa home, we at O’Reilly Brothers recommend taking the time to consider the benefits of blown cellulose.

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  • 07/03/2019
    Why Abatement Still Matters in 2019

    You may think dangerous building materials like asbestos are a thing of the past but in reality, toxic substances are still present in many buildings. At O’Reilly Brothers, we specialize in the removal of hazardous materials as well as the installation of safe insulating materials. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of abatement.

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  • 06/09/2018
    5 Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

    Are you interested in saving some money on your energy bills? You're in luck! From simple behavioural adjustments to small home improvement projects, there are many steps you can take towards a more energy-efficient home. The Ottawa insulation team at O'Reilly Brothers is always providing clients with energy-saving tips and solutions. Here are some of our tops tips for saving energy in your home.

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  • 13/07/2017
    When to Replace Insulation

    Insulation is an important element of Canadian living but one that receives little attention because it’s behind walls and hidden away in attics and crawl spaces – and it came that ways when we bought it.

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  • 12/04/2017
    Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

    With the recent wave of home renovation celebrities like Mike Holmes promoting the value of spray foam insulation, more and more Canadians are asking – is this right for my home or business and what its benefits are. For over 50 years, the team at O’Reilly Brothers has expanded its knowledge and skills to provide you with the best products and installation methods specifically adapted to your needs – including spray foam insulation in Ottawa.

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  • 27/12/2016
    Vermiculite Insulation: What Is It and Why Should It Be Removed?

    If your house’s insulation system contains vermiculite minerals, you might want to think twice about carrying out any major maintenance, renovation or demolition work before consulting a qualified vermiculite removal contractor in Ottawa—it might just spare you a health scare in the long run.

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  • 26/12/2016
    Steps to Remove Asbestos in an Older Home in Ottawa

    If you’re thinking of renovating, repairing or demolishing a structure built prior to 1990, you may want to consult a qualified abatement contractor to ensure the safe detection and removal of asbestos.

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  • 28/11/2016
    What Home Insulation is Right for Me?

    Ottawa residences are all looking to make a huge difference in home energy bills each winter. For many, this means installing energy efficient light bulbs. While that smaller effort can be beneficial, if you live in a draft home, having well insulated and properly ventilated house can both save money and add comfort. Most homes already have insulation, but homes with moisture in the basement or poor ventilation often have failing insulation.

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  • 09/08/2016
    Reasons to Insulate Your Home
    Unless your home was specially constructed for energy efficiency, you can probably reduce your energy bills by adding more insulation. Many older homes have less insulation than homes built today, but even adding insulation to a newer home can pay for itself within a few years.
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