Professional Insulation in Harrisonburg, VA

Known as The Friendly City for a reason, Harrisonburg is full of southern charm. With a diverse mixture of longtime residents, students, and transients, the area is bustling with activity and a wide variety of homes. 

Harrisonburg residents experience a full range of climates, from hot and humid summers to frigid, snowy winters. This is why it’s important to think about energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and comfort in any home. Whether you have a rental property or a family home, it’s equally important to work with a contractor that can provide reliable and long-lasting solutions, like Responsible House.  We’re a family owned and operated insulation contractor serving Central Virginia with a building science background and experience with any style of home.

Insulation Services in Harrisonburg

We’ve been in business since 1995, offering high-quality insulation and indoor air quality services. Our extensive background in home building allows us to solve numerous issues you may be experiencing in your Harrisonburg home, like drafty rooms, high energy bills, and more. 

Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam insulation is the all-in-one insulation and air sealing product that’s perfect for Central Virginia homes. Responsible House offers both open-cell and closed-cell spray foam, which offer a wide variety of benefits like improved air quality and a strengthened home structure.  

Attic Insulation & Conditioned Attics

Unconditioned attics are a common source for energy loss in a home and are one of the most important areas to insulate. At Responsible House, we have found that attic insulation is most effective when it’s installed underneath your roof deck. This process of creating a “conditioned attic” improves comfort, efficiency, and even helps you maintain healthy humidity levels in your home. 

Crawl Space Repair

Homes in Harrisonburg are vulnerable to flooding and moisture issues, which can spread throughout your living spaces and cause unhealthy indoor air. We offer several crawl space repair services—including crawl space encapsulation—that can keep the lower levels of your home dry and protected from the elements. 

Indoor Air Quality Solutions

High humidity, moisture, and even daily activities like cooking or cleaning can all contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) in a home. Responsible House specializes in providing reliable IAQ services that solve the problem at the source rather than only providing a temporary fix, including energy recovery ventilator (ERV) installation. 

Air Sealing

Sealing up gaps and cracks found throughout your home is one of the most effective ways to reduce energy loss. In addition to the energy savings, air sealing also provides moisture control and helps to improve your indoor air quality. At Responsible House, we use spray foam for air sealing because it both insulates and air seals, giving you two services in one product.

Home Energy Audits

A home energy audit is the best way to get a comprehensive look into your home’s performance. This in-depth analysis allows us to pinpoint where inefficiencies are and create a plan of action to effectively solve any issues.

Blower Door & Duct Blaster Testing

If you’re building a home in Harrisonburg, blower door and duct blaster testing is required to meet local building codes. The team at Responsible House can help make sure your project stays on time and budget while ensuring that it’s code-compliant. 

Commercial Services

Responsible House can help you lower your operating costs and improve comfort in your commercial building with our commercial insulation services in Harrisonburg. By making your business more efficient you’ll also be lowering its carbon footprint, which is valuable for customers and employees alike.

Make Your Harrisonburg House a Responsible House

Making upgrades to your home shouldn’t come with added stress, and our team is committed to making the entire process as easy as possible for you. Our decades of experience and attention to every detail will ensure that your home is healthy, efficient, and comfortable now, and for years to come. We even stay up-to-date on rebates and incentives available throughout Harrisonburg to make improving your home more affordable.

Schedule a consultation with our team of building science experts today. Call 540-942-2061 or contact us online to get started.

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Happy Clients

Responsible House worked tirelessly to bring back to life my family’s 100-year old farmhouse with a major energy retrofit and extensive structural restoration. I cannot say enough good things about this local, family owned business. They meticulously pursued perfection at… Read more “We are immensely grateful”

Joyce C.

William came to study the problem. He was incredibly thorough weighing in all possible causes and solutions to my Attic blues. He then put together a plan and executed it to perfection. If you do not go to Responsible house… Read more “Attic Blues”

Charles C.

They caulked all the places on the interior of my log home where I was losing heat. I am saving 20% on my heating bill now. The team also fixed minor issues with the house which they found during the… Read more “Very Happy With The Work”

Donna S.

The experience I had from Responsible House installing my new insulation it was quick and effortless. Their team came in and within two days I was able to return to a much warmer house. My air-conditioning would run almost constantly… Read more “Quick And Effortless”

Jason W.

The upstairs level of our home used to get extremely hot in the summertime, using a lot of wasted electricity to try to cool things down. Responsible house was able to insulate our home which ended up zeroing out our… Read more “Extremely Hot Upstairs Insulation Google Review”

Rachel B.

The most amazing contractors I have ever worked with – William saved us! You will not find anyone as professional and competent – not only in the valley but honestly anywhere. I have had so many bad experiences – Responsible… Read more “Dahlia N./ Review”

Our project consisted of a kitchen/bath/bedroom remodel – a roughly 5 month project. William and his team were the consummate professionals throughout–skilled, knowledgeable, straightforward and direct. They provided advice and recommendations when needed and dealt promptly with any problems that… Read more “Kay B./ Review”

Not only do they provide high quality services, they also are extremely easy to work with and they have a strong sense of design. -Michael Brown/… Read more “Michael Brown/ Review”

“We highly recommend him and his team, and especially for a custom plan containing elements which are not standard construction.” –Custom Home… Read more “Custom Home Client/”

They have a very thorough attention to detail, and always rendered results that were exactly what the clients and I were after. –Annie M./… Read more “Annie M./ Review”