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Draft Insulation and Sealing Drafts in Your House

Knowing how to insulate and seal drafts in your house is the best way to keep energy bills down.

Improving your home’s energy efficiency with insulation, caulk and weather stripping not only keeps it warm and comfortable, but also leads to reduced energy use and heating bills that can dip by...

Bathroom Faucets

Winterizing your vacation home is an important step to make sure that it stays cozy and secure as outdoor temperatures dip. Failing to winterize your home can result in problems like water leaks, bursting pipes, structural damage and invading pests or rodents. 

Here's how to winterize your home...

Garage Doors

Some of the easiest DIY projects can make a major difference for your home’s energy efficiency, and Owens Corning offers two options with its Attic Stair Insulator and Garage Door Insulation Kit. Simple to install, these solutions provide comprehensive insulation for areas susceptible to air...

Attics and Lofts

Adding extra attic insulation to your home is the single most important thing you can do in your home to cut down on energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The Department of Energy advises 19 inches in fiberglass batt insulation or 22 inches of blown insulation in your attic. 

Sealing Drafts: Energy Saving Tips

 Sealing drafts increases home comfort year-round, while decreasing the amount you spend to heat or cool your home. During the winter months, for example, if you feel a chill when you plop down in your favorite easy chair, those winds whistling through your house as cold air infiltration can...

Insulation and Ventilation

When you hear about insulation, you may hear the term R values – this is just a fancy way to measure the thermal resistance of things, including insulation.  Different parts of the country require different R values, but you don’t have to memorize any numbers – just know that the Department of...