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Simple methods to Find and Fix Drafty Spots where Heat Can Escape

05th August 2010
Naturally, we want our homes to be as comfortable as we can. That is the why we want to make sure that our home is cool inside when it is hot outside and warm enough inside when it is cold outdoors. Your home's cooling and heating system works well wh... Read >
Author: clavinee

Seven Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Chimney Liner

25th May 2010
Even though you rarely see it and almost never think about it, your chimney liner is among the most important parts of your house. The chimney liner's main function is to carry combustion gases safely out of your house, but it also protects your chimney a... Read >
Author: steve costigan

Reflective Insulation for your Enclosed Carport, Garage or Metal Building

08th February 2010
RV Covers / Carports: Among the least expensive, yet effective ways to insulate your enclosed carport, metal garage or metal building is by installing reflective insulation. This lightweight, moisture-resistant insulation made with polyethylene foam and a... Read >
Author: Carport Empire

Which Door Sweep is Right for You?

21st December 2009
One of the first steps in weatherizing your home is to identify the air leaks. Assuming you have completed this crucial first step using either thermal leak detectors or smoke pens, the next step is to seal up those leaks. A major source for air to come i... Read >
Author: Conservation Mart

How To Get A Tax Credit For Buying An Energy Efficient Garage Door

05th June 2009
In these trying economic times, we are all looking for new ways to save a buck or two here or there. As it turns out, the recent stimulus bill signed by President Barack Obama came with some tax rebates for those folks looking to green up their homes. If ... Read >
Author: Jeremy Harmon

Installing Windows in New Construction

02nd November 2005
Installing Windows in New Construction Installing a window in a freshly framed opening is one of the more simple tasks in a construction project. Most new construction windows have what is called a nailing fin. These are found on vinyl or aluminum ... Read >
Author: Mike Merisko
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