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When temperatures fall, wallets leak!  The leaky drip is your energy dollars flying right out the window or door or roof. If you think you can't do anything to lower your electric, gas, oil and water bills, take a look at these five easy energy saving tips:

Tip #1 - Clean Boilers:  When...

Minimize Noise and Increase Safety and Energy Efficiency with Roxul Safe'n'sound

When it comes to soundproofing a room, you can hear the difference made by the right insulation. And with Roxul® Safe’n’Sound™, you’ll not only minimize noise but increase safety and energy efficiency for a peaceful space that also gives peace of mind.

Roxul Safe’n’Sound provides exceptional...

Rule Your Attic: How to Check if You Have Enough Insulation to Save Money and Energy This Winter

With winter on its way, now is the time to make sure you have enough insulation in your attic to keep you warm and cozy throughout the cold season, and help you save money on your energy bills.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that homeowners can save up to 10% on their...

Energy Saving Ideas and Tips for Under $50

Saving energy is always in season, and there are many energy saving home improvements you can make that amp up efficiency without costing a bundle. Here are five easy energy saving tips for your home to-do list.

Don't wait to insulate: Most homes in America, even those that are just a few...


In one form or another, asbestos has been used in home construction for almost 100 years. If your home is more than 30 years old or so, you could be at risk. The two most common forms are cement asbestos, used in siding, and asbestos insulation, used to insulate heating pipes.

The risk of...
Carpenter Ants and Bees

The latest development in home insulation technology is insulation that doubles as pest control.

Thermal Acoustic Pest Control Insulation, or “TAP”, was designed with two main principles in mind: concern for people, and concern for the environment. 

TAP uses borates – not pesticides – as...