October 27, 2011

Three Places In Your Home Where It Can Pay To Insulate

Upgrading your home’s insulation is a worthwhile investment that will pay for itself in the coming years with what you save in lower monthly energy costs. It probably goes without saying that the more insulation you have in your home, the better your energy cost savings. Insulation also affects the overall comfort of your home, by creating home temperatures that are much more consistent and that correspond to weather demands. You may be wondering where to insulate your home for […]
November 22, 2011

Boosting Your Insulation? Throw A Blanket On Your Water Heater While You’re At It

One of the best ways to reduce energy costs during a Georgia winter is to increase the amount of insulation in your home. One appliance that will benefit greatly from added insulation is your water heater. It produces a great deal of heat, but a lot of that energy can be lost if the tank has inadequate insulation. That loss forces your heater to work harder — costing you money. You can create a more energy-efficient heater by using blanket insulation. In […]
December 6, 2011

Insulation And Heat-Recovery Ventilation: Why They Just Go Together

If you have made the effort to increase the insulation and seal up leaks in your home, you could have a very airtight and energy-efficient residence. The most insulated and sealed your home is, the less heated or cooled air can escape through the walls, attic and gaps between windows and doors. This is excellent news for energy savings — but the air quality in your home is likely to suffer. With nowhere for moist, stale indoor air to go, […]
January 5, 2012

Types Of Insulation: Do You Know Which One’s Right For Your Project?

When you’re upgrading your home’s insulation, there are several factors you should consider, including the efficiency of the insulation you need. It’s also important to choose insulation suitable for the location you’ll be working on, as there are multiple types of insulation. Insulation is made from multiple types of materials, and has a variety of thicknesses and applications. Here are several types of insulation and where they work best: Unfinished walls, ceilings and floors If you’re tackling a new space […]