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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...

Cooling and Air Conditioning

As heating and cooling costs inch up and the fossil fuels behind them begin to disappear from the face of the earth, there's good reason to look skyward for a solar power solution. Harnessing the power of the sun for comfort at home is an idea that's thousands of years old, but finding solar...

Toilets

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...

Insulation and Ventilation

With summer just around the corner, many homeowners are looking for ways to lower their air conditioning bills. Installing spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is one option.

This type of insulation has many benefits, including reduced air infiltration that can lower energy costs and improve indoor...

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...

Energy Efficiency: Worth the Hassle?

Saving energy and going green is all the rage, but is it really worth the hassle?

If “energy efficiency” strikes you as little more than two words, you probably haven’t taken the time to think about what energy efficiency truly means. Despite the growing concern for energy efficiency, you’re...