Monthly Archives: March 2012

Pennywise Logic and Spray Foam Insulation

Have you ever known someone who has ‘neglected’ to go to the dentist for years and years? Maybe that person is you, perhaps it is the former you. After all, the dentist is an evil ‘doctor’ who stocks his office with secret torture devices that only those with a penchant for inflicting pain could possibly [...]

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Finding the Best Spray Foam Contractor

Even a cursory perusal of spray foam insulation information on Wikipedia or the latest home improvement magazine will show the potential gains from its use in buildings of any kind. We know there are energy savings to be had, not to mention the added sound dampening and critter resistant qualities inherent in polyurethane foam insulation. [...]

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Working With Your Contractor

Anyone who has ever seen or heard Canadian building expert Mike Holmes speak about contractors, knows the animosity he harbors for the less accomplished members of the industry. Mr. Holmes has even gone so far as to base a television series, magazine publication and radio show around his personal quest to vanquish all evil-doing contractors. [...]

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Mapping America, the Community, Your Home

Late last year, eminent newspaper The New York Times published a nifty little project to their website.  It was called Mapping America: Every City, Every Block.  Using data provided by the American Community Survey and the Census Bureau, along with the assistance of Google Maps, three talented boys from The Times (Matthew Bloch, Shan Carter [...]

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