Experts Share Insulation Installation Tips

14 Expert Insulation Installation Tips

At A.Johnson, we believe in the benefits of cellulose insulation. Insulation strikes the perfect balance of high performance while mitigating heating and cooling costs. However, proper insulation installations must occur for homeowners to enjoy these benefits. For example, our method of spraying or injecting cellulose into cavities at high densities ensures that it achieves a…

Time-Tested Ways to Spot & Fix Water Leaks in Your Home

Time-Tested Ways to Spot & Fix Water Leaks in Your Home

Did you know that water leaks increase your expenses as a homeowner? For example, a leaking toilet typically leaks between ¼ and 1 gallon per minute. As a result, the leak creates about a 50% increase in quarterly water usage. Interestingly, this small leak translates to roughly 8x more water usage than an average residential…

What do sump pumps do?

What Do Sump Pumps Do?

Did you know that roughly 60% of American homes routinely deal with below-ground wetness? Plus, many more families simply deal with flooded and wet basements. Also, wet basements filled with moisture likely leads to mold and mildew growth. As a result, many homeowners rely on sump pumps. But, what do sump pumps do? How do…

fight mold with uv technology

How to Fight Mold with UV Technology

Mold is a common issue in any home, and it’s a problem that may be about to get worse. Between humid days and regular thunderstorms, summertime creates the perfect moist conditions to spur the growth of mold. If left untreated, mold can damage your home’s structure and potentially pose a danger to your family’s health.…

Protect Your Home Against Hazardous Air Quality

Watch Out for Hazardous Air Quality

Interestingly, little is known about indoor air pollution. Much of what we know about air pollution and its role in hazardous air quality relates to outside condition. In fact, recently the New Yorker conducted a comprehensive look at indoor air pollution and the potential dangers lurking in our homes. The article concluded with a stark…

Learn How to Get Rid of Mold

How to Get Rid of Mold

Worried about mold in your home? Like most homeowners, concerns about mold are valid because it can cause congestion, eye, throat and skin irritation, difficulty breathing and headaches, among other things. As a result, homeowners want to know how to get rid of mold. To help know how to get rid of mold by understanding…

Spring Home Maintenance Projects

Spring Home Maintenance Projects to Tackle This Season

There is more to spring cleaning than wiping down counters, decluttering closets and junk drawers, and deciding which clothes to donate or keep. Tackle these spring home maintenance projects to prepare your house for the season and even save you money on energy bills in the long run, all while maintaining a beautiful, comfortable home.…

learn how air sealing impacts your entire home

The Importance of Air Sealing Your Home

The No. 1 reason that homeowners call A.Johnson is for comfort-related issues. The second reason is high utility bills. Often, both problems are caused by air leaks in the home – a problem that can be remedied with air sealing. Read on to learn more about air sealing, how it’s done, and its many benefits. What…

19 Simple Winter Weather Solutions to Protect Your Home

19 Simple Winter Weather Solutions to Protect Your Home

Winter weather stinks. In particular, Mother Nature hits the Capital District hard. From frigid temperatures to significant snowfall, homeowners must prepare their homes for the onslaught. For example, many homeowners find peace of mind with standby generators. Why? A home backup generator protects your home by offering a constant flow of electricity during severe storms…