Reasons For The Installation Of Solar-Powered Attic Fans

When you have a bonus room or bedroom in the attic that gets too hot in the summer you can think of installing solar-powered roof fans in the attic. The PV or Solar fans run on solar power and replace the superheated air from the attic with the cooler air from outside. It also decreases the quantity of work performed by the HVAC system for cooling the living area on the upper floors. The gable-end attic fans work the best as they are capable of moving a lot more Read More +

How To Increase Your Roof’s Life?

The roof covers our house 24/7 and shields our family from all kinds of climates. Over the years, despite the best roofing installations, it undergoes a considerable amount of wear and tear. To ensure it lasts for its expected life, regular care is needed to take the best care of your roof. The following practices are effective to maintain your roof and keep it in its best condition. Clean Your Roof Twice Each Year Cleaning is the most important part and involves the removal of Read More +

How Should You Cool A Hot Attic During The Summer?

You need to service your attic from time to time and the gap depends on the kind of home you own. Although some of us might be having an attic bedroom or a storeroom, most of us rarely go to that part of the house. Irrespective of how frequently you visit that section, it has to be kept cool. During hot summer days in Florida when temperatures are soaring, this becomes more important. Besides keeping your house cool, there are several reasons to cool your 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 Advantages Of Solar-Powered Attic Fans

The most popular image of solar power is panels installed on a roof. However, there is a lesser-known type of roof-top solar: attic fans. They’re small rooftop ventilation devices powered completely by solar energy. They serve two main purposes; cooling an attic in the summer and preventing condensation from causing issues in the winter. While they’re lesser-known, they actually work more effectively than traditional attic fans, and in this article, we’ll be going over a few of the reasons why. Keeping Your Home Comfortable One Read More +

Improving The Attic Ventilation

Low-quality attic ventilation forces your air conditioner to work harder and can lead to condensation inside the attic. It is also responsible for reducing the lifespan of the roof. Luckily there are several ways available for improving attic ventilation and some of them can be inexpensive and can be undertaken as DIY projects. Every effort for the attic insulation is based on the fact that hot air will rise. The basic idea is to allow this hot air to escape from the top of the Read More +

Improving Attic Insulation Improves Energy Savings

For your roof to perform at its best everything must work well together – including your attic insulation and ventilation system. When you have the correct roof insulation in place most of your home’s heat won’t escape through the attic during the winter months and you’ll also be protected from the heat throughout the summer months. This will keep your heating and cooling expenses in check. Why Your Home Needs Attic Insulation The U.S. Department of Energy says that most American homes are under-insulated. This Read More +