home insulation

November 10, 2011

Solar: How To Select And Size The System That’s Right For Your Home

There are many factors to consider when selecting and sizing a solar heating system for your home. First, check to make sure that your city laws and homeowners association allow you to install solar. Local covenants may prevent installation altogether, or simply restrict the options for your design. Keep in mind that many people have successfully challenged these covenants. Most solar systems will provide between 40 and 80 percent of a home’s heating needs. Anything less than 40 percent will not be cost effective. Well-planned […]
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 […]
October 9, 2012

Is This The Year You Upgrade Your Home Insulation?

Did you know that just because your home currently has insulation, it might not be enough, or the right type? Insulation typically is unseen, and you know what they say about out of sight, out of mind. However, with proper insulation, you can reduce your energy consumption significantly and even save money. Is it time to upgrade your home insulation? It just might be. Here’s a quick look at the various types of insulation available, and where they work best […]
September 22, 2015

How Can Home Insulation in These Areas Improve Comfort?

Proper home insulation is essential for energy efficiency in your Peachtree City home. There are several parts of the home where you need adequate insulation to prevent hot or cold air from escaping. Make sure you’re covered in these areas. Attic Insulation Hot air naturally rises, and your attic may end up harboring more than its fair share of your warm air in winter if it’s not properly insulated. Likewise, attic insulation will keep warm air out in summer, allowing […]