Eliminate Drafty Walls

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Worker injecting foam into home's 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

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Attic Insulation

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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Ready for Winter? Insulate Your Attic!

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Insulating is something that will pay for itself many times over through reduced energy bills and increased comfort in your home. Can you afford something that will be free? Now that you have adequately prepared your attic by sealing it tight, insulating can now begin. How should I insulate? If you have done the prep…

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Preparing to Insulate Your Attic

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Attic insulation

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.

How Important Are Baffles in Your Attic?

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The Importance of Baffles

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

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why insulation matters when it is warm

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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Cold Feet

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crawl space insulation

If your heat is turned way up and you still have a cold floor, you may have your crawl space insulation to blame. Just like your attic, the crawlspace of a home is usually not a great place to hang out. They can be dirty and damp. Crawl space neglect can lead to wasted heating…

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