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Attic Insulation

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 50 to 70 percent of the energy used in the home is for heating and cooling, making it one of your biggest annual expenses. But you can trim costs and improve home energy efficiency by installing Owens Corning AttiCat Expanding Blown-In...

Attics and Lofts
Dear Tom and Leslie: 

I've heard you say many times that using an attic fan sucks cooled air right out of the house and that it's better to rely on soffit and ridge vents. Is that still true if you ONLY have soffit vents?  We don't have ridge vents and my husband reminds me how we fight...

Bathroom Remodeling

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...

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...

Central Air Conditioners

Heating and cooling systems are now available with hybrid technology and becoming an energy-saving solution for the comfort of your indoor environment. If it's about time for you to replace or upgrade your current HVAC components, look into the smart new hybrid heating and cooling dual-fuel...

Weatherstripping

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...