types of insulation

May 8, 2014

Tips to Sealing Air Leaks in Your Home

Many homeowners assume that sealing air leaks is only important in winter, and only in areas with harsh winters that are much colder than those we have here in Georgia. However, sealing air leaks is just as important in hot weather, and, with another scorching summer approaching, homeowners could save a lot of energy and money on air conditioning by sealing air leaks in their homes as soon as possible. The first step in the sealing process is detecting all of your home’s […]
January 2, 2014

Insulating R-Values Can Vary More Than You Think

Insulation is a necessity year-round, keeping heat inside your home during the winter and keeping heat out through the sweltering Georgia summer. Any homeowner who has recently installed insulation should be familiar with R-values (“R” standing for “resistance”), the standards by which insulation is judged. R-values provide a convenient way for consumers to assess which type of insulation provides the most resistance to heat transfer and, thus, which will best serve their needs. Yet, insulating R-values don’t tell the whole […]