Attics & Insulation Articles

Attic Insulation: Air Sealing, R-value, and Insulation Options

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

According to the US Department of Energy, heating and cooling makes up 50% to 70% of energy usage in the average American home. Heating and cooling energy also accounts for the most energy waste due to air leakage and insufficient insulation. Investing in your attic by improving the air seal and adding more insulation can […]

Spring Roof Inspection Will Catch Damages Caused by Winter Weather

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Maybe it’s a bit premature to be thinking of spring while we’ve still got several more weeks of winter, but with all of the snow and extreme cold many parts of the country have been experiencing it’s good to keep in mind the affect winter weather can have on your roof.  Once the snow has receded it’s important to […]

How to Prevent Roof Damage from Ice Dams this Winter

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

The Midwest has been walloped by snowstorms these last few days.  In the wake of these monster snow falls it is important to keep an eye on your roof as these extreme amounts of snow can be troublesome, and ice dams can begin to form as the snow accumulates. An ice dam is formed on a slanted roof […]

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