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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2 Signs Your Home Needs to Have New Insulation Installed

Lately, you may have noticed that your heating and air conditioning bills are slowly increasing each month. Especially if you have a newer system in your house, you may be wondering what could be causing the unexplained spike.  If so, there is a possibility that your home's insulation has started to deteriorate. Below are a couple of signs that it may be time to have it replaced with newer, more energy-efficient insulation. Read More 

Repairing Masonry Problems Your Building Could Experience

For building projects, masonry can be among the most durable materials that can be chosen. While it is possible for masonry to last for many decades, it will require some repairs over the course of time. What Are Some Of The More Common Sources Of Structural Masonry Damage? A common source of serious damage to masonry can be issued with the foundation of a home. This can lead to large and deep cracks forming in the exterior of the masonry that may eventually result in the structure collapsing. Read More 

What You Should Know About Drainfield Repair

If you live in an area that cannot connect to municipal wastewater services, chances are you have a septic system. Septic systems are typically made up of a septic tank and a drainfield. Both the septic tank and the septic tank drainfield work together to deal with the waste from your home. Septic systems are designed to work for years before replacement is required. However, you may end up needing repairs at some point. Read More 

3 Reasons To Rent A Crash Truck During Road Construction

Highways and freeways are filled with more vehicles than ever before. The steady stream of traffic traveling down these public roadways is often sustained throughout the night. This leaves construction crews with a unique problem: doing road work and repairs while vehicles speed by. To combat the increase in traffic, many construction companies rely on crash trucks to keep crew members and drivers safe. A crash truck is a specialized vehicle that is fitted with a truck-mounted impact attenuator. Read More 

Rocky Landscaping with Waterless Hardscaping Using Stone and River Rocks

The modern landscaping design for your home can be many different design options. One of the options you will want to consider for greener, environmentally friendly landscaping is a waterless design. This can be accomplished with the right hardscaping and natural features like river rock or stone. The following ideas use river rock and stone to create natural-looking features: Stone Gardens for Attractive Plant Alternatives One of the first options that you will want to consider for waterless landscaping design is an attractive stone garden. Read More