Unique Ways To Increase Energy Efficiency In Your House

Each household takes considerable energy for charging devices or running an AC or other appliances needing power at home. In case utility bills have been a concern for you, it’s time to implement measures that result in energy savings. There are several ways by which you can increase the energy efficiency of your house without making any drastic changes to your lifestyle. They are quick and easy to implement too. Unplug Gadgets Turning off an appliance doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not drawing power. It is Read More +

How To Protect Your Roof In A Hurricane

It doesn’t matter whether it is a powerful tropical depression or a catastrophic hurricane that your household has to face. Flying debris, torrential downpour, and wind gusts can cause major damages to the house and roof. Your roofing is particularly vulnerable because of its large exposed surface area. If your roof has torn-off shingles, you will be running the risks of water entering the house via roof decks and they can cause a lot of damage to the ceiling and walls. Luckily there are certain Read More +

Significance Of Attic Insulation In Florida Homes

Proper insulation to your flooring, ceiling, and walls helps to maintain your house warm during winter and cool during summers. However, it is not as simple as that. You will find several insulation requirements and recommendations for various areas within your home. In this article, we will look into attic insulation and its significance for your Florida house. Reasons for performing roof insulation Rise in the heat: When there are cooler times, the same air you are paying a lot of your hard-earned money to Read More +

Owens Corning Roof Insulation Facts

Are you aware of a brand of chicken featuring more than 10 herbs and spices? Of course, you are. It is KFC. The reason is that there is just a single brand out there that can make this claim. Similarly are you aware of a pink brand of insulation? Again, of course, you can. It is efficient and reliable Owens Corning Fiberglass roof insulation and it is trademarked. Let’s find out why the roof insulation from Owens Corning is pink and dive deep into the Read More +

How To Winterize Your Florida Home For Winter Weather

It usually doesn’t get too bad during the winter in central Florida. We don’t get snow usually, the sun still shines and the grass still grows. That doesn’t mean it still isn’t winter. Insulation is key to protecting your home from the cold and we have 5 tips to help you winter-proof your home. Seal Up Your Windows Windows in homes in Florida are not designed to keep out the cold. As such it’s a good idea to wrap your windows. Quick solutions are plastic Read More +

The Best Energy-Efficient Roofing Option

As you think about how the sun beats directly onto your home’s roof, you can understand the importance of roof insulation. The extreme heat that your roof experiences are something that roofing manufacturers understand too well. This is why they’ve started to make materials like roof insulation that do a better job of reflecting the sun’s heat instead of absorbing it. By doing so it’s able to keep your home much cooler. There are many great options available today when it comes to roof efficiency. Read More +

Roof Insulation And Roof Ventilation For The Summer

When you are considering home insulation work, one of the more significant aspects is roof insulation and roof ventilation. But attics are rarely seen by the homeowners and you probably do not use yours regularly either. Therefore it is easy to lose sight of the condition of the roof. You mustn’t neglect the roof. Proper roof insulation and ventilation can save you a great deal of energy and it also lowers the utility costs of the home. This is achieved not only in the winter Read More +

Adding New Roof Insulation Over The Old Insulation

When was the last time you decided to take the ladder and go up the attic? In most cases, it will be years or in some cases, you would not have gone up at all. But, it might just be the time for roof insulation. Remember, roof insulation keeps the home feeling comfortable and energy-efficient. However, it may be damaged and it could be the time for getting the home re-insulated. You may wonder whether it is possible to add new insulation on top of Read More +

Secret Options for Renewable Energy for Your Home

When you think about house renewable energy you probably imagine big solar panels in the backyard or on the roof. While this is a great way to generate electric, it’s just one of the many alternatives available today. Wind Power You don’t need huge wind turbines since wind energy on a smaller scale can easily power your home. There are great benefits to this including the fact that it’s renewable, clean, and cost-effective (ROI in about 6 – 30 years). Grid-connected wind systems are an Read More +

Determining If Your Home Needs Attic Ventilation Fans

When you’re suffering through a heat wave, you probably don’t stop to think about your attic. This is the last place you want to go when it’s hot outside, but you shouldn’t neglect it either. After all, your attic shields your home against the heat. As such, it has a major impact on how hot the rest of your home will get and whether you must run your air conditioner more. By improving your attic’s ventilation and reducing how much heat is held there you Read More +