What you Must Know Before Insulating Your Attic

Heating and cooling your home is expensive. However, you’ll find that it’s even more expensive when you don’t have enough roof insulation. In fact, the Department of Energy estimates you can save 10% – 50% on these bills when you have the right insulation. While you may think that you could simply stuff some more insulation up there, you’d be surprised to hear of the important considerations you must make in this regard. Choosing the Right Roof Insulation Type and Material There are two main Read More +

How Insulation Helps You Stay Comfortable at Home

When you step into some people’s homes you find that they feel nice and cozy regardless of what time of the year it is. This has probably caused you to stop and wonder why this is true, but this shouldn’t be all that much of a mystery to you. What it boils right down to is their home has great insulation. This helps their home not feel like a sauna throughout the hot, Florida summer months even when their air conditioner isn’t continually running. These Read More +

Why Your Home Needs Roofing Insulation

There are many things that the average person simply doesn’t know or understand about roofing insulation. For instance, most people don’t realize that poor insulation in your attic can contribute to as much as 15% of your home’s energy loss. This means that you’re paying 15% more for your energy costs. Additionally, anyone who’s concerned about the environment today should also know that they’re leaving a 15% larger carbon footprint behind as well. Understanding the Importance of Roof Insulation Once you understand how important your Read More +

How to Know Your Home Needs new Insulation

When you think about insulation you think about warmth. What you probably don’t think about is how it can also help keep your home cool and allergen free too. With this in mind, it’s interesting to note that before 1975 homes in Florida weren’t required by law to have insulation. This means that if you own an older home, your energy bill may be going through the roof since it doesn’t have insulation. If you want to save money instead of spending it on insanely Read More +

Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

There are plenty of good reasons why you should be concerned about saving energy today. Not only do you not want to spend your entire paycheck on your energy bill but you also want to make sure that our environment is around for future generations to enjoy. Today, there are many energy saving measures you can take to make this happen. Home insulation is probably the first thing you’ll think of here. After all, there have been a lot of studies showing that insulation is Read More +

Why Use Pure Safety Insulation in Your Home

Owens Corning offers Pure Safety home insulation, which is the world’s first ever roof insulation that’s certified to be both allergy and asthma friendly. With this high performance insulation you’ll have about 65% less dust in your home. Additionally, it’s both mold and mildew resistant, as well as being Class A fire rated and able to reduce noise by as much as 50%. Clearly, you can see how this home insulation makes your home healthier, safer, and more comfortable. Just How Impressive Pure Safety Home Read More +

Roof Maintenance Is The Key To Roofing

Your roof is just like anything else that serves you.  Be it a tool or even a pet, you should do your own roof maintenance at the est of your ability as a precaution and a remedy for when things go awry. The roof is the largest area coverage of your home and since it’s on top of the house it is out of sight and unfortunately too often out of mind.  People don’t look into the problems that a damaged or compromised roof can Read More +

DIY Roof Maintenance Saves Time, Money & Misery

Since the roof is the primary defense against the elements, its maintenance is a major priority for all homeowners.  The roof is usually installed with all the protections necessary to keep temperatures at reasonable levels, protect from water damage such as rain and snow, and ice.  It also protects against debris and wildlife including insects.  Its careful construction should last for years but it still calls for the responsibility of the homeowner to keep a weather eye out for trouble. First of all, one should Read More +

How to Spot a Home Insulation Scam

Most home insulation companies are honest. Everyone involved with those are out trying to make an honest living providing a service all homeowners need. But insulations do exist. Here’s how to spot them. Exaggerated Claims Insulation will typically help you save 20% on your energy bills. Yet some companies claim it will save 40% to 60% instead. These numbers are completely fabricated! If a company is going to lie to you about the benefits of their product they will absolutely lie to you about everything Read More +

Installing a Solar Roof Smartly

So you’re thinking of jumping on the bandwagon and getting solar panels for your roof and converting your home to solar. Nowadays it’s easier than ever and with the promise of the TESLA company and head honcho Elon Musk, having a new solar roof is not only easy to install but cheaper than a traditional roof. What we need to look at is why it’s so easy to install and the strategies involved. In many cases the installation is so easy, you and your teenage Read More +