The Importance of InsulationThe Importance of Insulation


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The Importance of Insulation

After living in our first home for a few years, my wife and I could tell that something was wrong. It was exceptionally difficult to regulate our indoor climate, and we constantly found ourselves adjusting the thermostat. Our house was perpetually uncomfortable, and it was really frustrating. Fortunately, because we decided to hire a professional HVAC contractor to inspect our system, we were able to detect serious insulation problems early. We decided that it might be helpful to make a website dedicated to providing free information about heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, so that other people could recognize serious issues.

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Commercial Garage Doors: Is It Time To Replace Your Overhead Door?

Whether you operate an auto repair shop or a large food plant, it's important to keep your garage doors in good working order. Garage doors can experience problems from overuse or aging. Some doors make strange sounds that indicate a problem with their mechanical pieces. Here are some things to look for in your commercial garage door and how you can address them. What to Look For One of the problems you want to look for is noise. Read More 

A Bit Of Information About Wood Countertops

There is no doubt that wood countertops are warm, inviting, and beautiful. You can choose the wood, the color, and finish for them so they fit in your kitchen well. If you are having the countertops replaced, you should consider wooden ones from a place like Countertops & Laminated Specialties Inc. Here is just a bit of information on going with wood. Sealing Once you have the countertops in place, you are going to need to have them sealed. Read More 

Considering Having Crawl Space Encapsulation Done? Learn The Lesser Known Benefits Of It

If you are considering having crawl space encapsulation done, you are likely doing so to help keep moisture out of your crawl space. Crawl space encapsulation helps to cover up all of the walls and fixtures inside of your crawl, taking installing a vapor barrier a step farther. However, in addition to keeping moisture out, crawl space encapsulation has other benefits that are not as well known or widely discussed. Here are a few of the lesser known benefits of doing this to your crawl space: Read More 

4 Ways Homeowners Are Unknowingly Wasting Energy

You're great about turning off the lights when not in a room and reviewing the energy labels when shopping for electronics – you're an energy saving do-gooder. Well … you're at least making a good start. These habits are awesome, but they don't always go far enough to conserve energy. You probably have several energy busting processes going on in your home that you're not even aware of.   Leaky Doors and Windows Read More 

Building A New Home? 2 Types Of Fire Protection Systems You Should Consider

If you are building a new home you want to ensure your family stays safe. One way to do this is to install a fire protection system. This can allow you and your family to get out of your home safely if there is a fire. There are a variety of systems you can choose from, two of which are listed below. Multipurpose Fire Protection System Multipurpose fire protection systems connect fire sprinklers with your cold-water plumbing system in your home. Read More