When you’re selling your home, getting the highest offer possible is one of your biggest priorities. Although you can’t control factors like the current mortgage interest rates or the state of the economy, you can utilize these tips to increase the resell value of your home. Improve Curb Appeal When potential buyers visit your home, […]
Tips to help reduce my utility bills
During the winter and summer months, you constantly battle your need to stay comfortable and the need to keep your energy costs down. You do not want to be too hot or too cold, but each year you find your utility bills growing. Some of these costs can be controlled and reduced by making your […]
Most Important Qualities to Look for In an Insulation Company
If you are looking for an insulation company to upgrade your home’s energy efficiency, there are certainly a number of choices in every area. Though you may think that one insulation company is just like any other, this is not true. As in any industry, there are good insulation companies and bad. This makes the […]
How does knowledge of local codes make a difference?
If you are building a new home, renovating or having and addition added to an existing home, you might be hearing a lot about local codes right now. Your local building codes might include items like how many electrical plugs you can have along a wall in your home or dictate the placement of your […]
What does R-Value mean?
R-value is the measure of thermal resistance and the higher the R-value, the greater the insulating effectiveness. It is used to measure the resistance of heat flowing through a specific material based on its thickness. When you see a high R-value, it means that it more resistant to heat flow. In many cases, consumers think […]
What is Radiant Barrier?
Radiant barriers are sometimes called reflective insulation. These barriers are meant to stop or limit thermal radiation from transferring heat. In the summer as the sun beats down on your home, the temperature inside can also rise. This type of insulation is meant to reduce the heat created by sunlight. These radiant barriers are usually […]
How to Reduce Energy Use In the Typical Home?
Did you know that using energy efficient appliances and improving your insulation can save the average home hundreds of dollars each year in electricity bills and energy costs? According to figures published in the last couple of year by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average household spent just under $2,000 on heating, cooling, and […]
What Can I Insulate?
As most of the country is feeling the chill of winter before we even sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, now would be a good time to talk about what can be done to take a bite out of our winter fuel bills. Each year, your energy bill continues to rise. Everyone is talking more and […]
The Easy Way to Prepare for the Winter
The brutal chill of winter affects homes all across the United States. During these cold months, you must take certain steps each year to prepare your home. The best way to stay warm is to keep the cold outside where it belongs and installing insulation is the best way to do that. Insulating your home […]
What are the Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation?
Spray foam insulation is a great option for making your home more energy efficient by creating a seamless monolithic air barrier. This seamless air barrier will allow you to maintain a consistent and constant comfort throughout your home regardless of what mother nature throws you. Here are some more benefits. Improved Indoor Humidity control When […]