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Winter Blues? Insulate Your Attic!

A big source of heat and energy loss for many homes is the attic. Proper ventilation, as well as the type and amount of insulation used, can have a big impact on how comfortable your home stays during the winter months. Insulating is something that will pay for itself many times over through reduced energy […]

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Eliminate Drafty Walls

The bitter cold is here in Michigan, which means energy costs are on the rise. When you don’t feel comfortable in your own home, due to cold walls, you turn up the thermostat. But this only treats the symptom, not the cause. Sure, your house might warm up a bit, but there’s still a massive […]

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7 Questions for your Insulation Contractor

Hiring the best insulation installer can provide a huge relief to your budget, your comfort and your peace of mind. Why? Because insulation installation is complicated, but if done right, can provide you with years of increased energy efficiency, savings and better comfort in your home. Most contractors will say they install insulation, but it’s […]

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Preparing to Insulate Your Attic

Rather than giving a specific “how-to”, we’ll just lay out the fundamentals. From there, you can apply these concepts in a manner that makes the most sense for your specific home.

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Insulation Replacement

How Important Are Baffles in Your Attic?

Well-insulated attics need airflow, as much as that might sound counterintuitive. Airflow for your attic comes from outside your home and pushed up underneath the roof and out of a vent. The baffle provides a space for that air to flow without being blocked by insulation. How common is this? It is one of the […]

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Why insulation still matters as it gets warmer

Many people think about insulation as something that is associated with cold weather, reducing drafts and keeping your house warmer during the brutal Michigan winters. But, insulation plays a big role in protecting your home and improving your comfort in the warmer seasons as well – insulation is not just for the winter! In fact, […]

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Energy Saving Tips Fall/Winter Insulation Advice

Drafts: How to detect, prevent and manage

Drafts make your home uncomfortable – you’ve felt the wind push through your windows or walls and felt a shiver dance up your spine. It’s uncomfortable and it costs you money. The EPA says that you can save 10% or more on your energy bills each year by properly sealing and insulating your home. But […]

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Fall/Winter Insulation Advice

7 Reasons to Insulate Before Winter Strikes

It always catches us off-guard, but it shouldn’t. The harsh, cold weather is coming and there’s not a lot you can do about it besides save up your Netflix queue and make sure your snow shovel is nearby. There is one thing you can do to ensure your floors and walls stay toasty warm during […]

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What El Niño Winter Means to Michigan

You may have noticed this fall and winter have been a little bit more mild than in years past. Some have even managed to squeeze in a round of golf in late November! Did you know this is the result of a predictable weather cycle called El Niño? But what is El Niño and what […]

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Stay Warm (You Can’t Get This Anywhere Else!​)

Pro Home Improvement is excited to announce it’s own exclusive insulation that you cannot find anywhere else, “Pro Grade” Stabilized Cellulose Insulation! We have worked on formulating the absolute best, most energy-efficient and environmentally friendly attic insulation product possible. Here’s why it’s the best on the market: Performance – Our “Pro Grade” Stabilized Cellulose Insulation […]

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