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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. 

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...

New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

If you’re like most Americans now is the time you might be thinking about the changes you’d most like to make most for the New Year. Whether it’s losing weight, getting organized or making more money, your house can help you keep these New Year’s Resolutions for your home.

Every New Year’s...

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...

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...

Air Quality

If poor ventilation is turning your bathroom into a Petri dish, it’s time to call in an HVAC pro to install a fan. There are two kinds to choose from: bath fans and remote fans, also known as multi-port ventilators.

So, how does each type work? Bath fans are installed directly in the...