Attic

August 22, 2019

The Importance of Attic Fan Maintenance

An electric attic fan can be an excellent alternative to your air conditioner. It can cool down your living space whenever the outdoor air is cooler than your home’s air. You can also use an attic fan to get rid of the heat that tends to build up in the attic during the summer. While the fan will help you reduce your air conditioning costs, it will need maintenance just like everything mechanical to prevent problems and prolong its life. […]
September 27, 2016

How Much Money and Energy Does Your Attic Waste?

In a warm climate like Peachtree City’s, it’s not always obvious how much the attic can affect a home’s energy efficiency. Understanding how your attic could be costing you is the first step in solving the problem. Leaking Air Attics are often full of tiny cracks and gaps that let air pass. In summer, leaks let hot, humid air seep into your living space. In winter, the warm air in your rooms naturally rises toward your ceilings. Leaks let that […]
May 12, 2016

Maintaining Attic Safety

Attics are among the most inhospitable and hazardous spaces in the typical home. Though, there may be occasions when you need attic access, such as when installing insulation or simply storing personal items. No matter your reason, don’t underestimate the importance of maintaining attic safety! Attic Hazards Attics can be dark, dusty, and downright creepy. Though, there are greater hazards which you should be aware. Unfinished attics generally don’t have flooring to safely walk on. One wrong step between joists could […]
January 28, 2016

Proper Attic Insulation Can Help Save You Energy

Many homeowners are unaware of the importance of adequate attic insulation. Inadequate insulation can be responsible for drafts, high utility bills and unexplained heat loss. Here is some basic information about attic insulation to help you understand how it can benefit your home. Insulation Types Rolls and batts are generally made from rock wool or fiberglass. Their flexibility makes them practical for placing between attic or floor joists and between wall studs. Loose-fill insulation is a type of attic insulation […]