Insulated windows can offer a boost to your home’s efficiency, but for many homeowners, the cost and hassle of a window replacement simply isn’t worth it. The good news, though, is that you can weatherize existing windows to keep your efficiency high and your energy costs low.
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How to Weatherize Existing Windows and Boost Your Home’s EfficiencyTuesday, May 26th, 2015
Common Caulking Mistakes to Avoid This WinterTuesday, January 27th, 2015
Studies show that up to 65 percent of your home’s energy is used to heat and cool your living space – yet almost half of conditioned air escapes through the cracks in your foundation. Caulking can help you save more energy. However, if you’re going to caulk on your own, be aware of these five common caulking mistakes.
Sealing Air Leaks: You Simply Can’t Refute The BenefitsThursday, November 29th, 2012
Now that the weather has cooled off, it’s a good time to think about sealing air leaks in your home that increase heating and cooling bills. The primary places where air enters or leaves are around your windows, exterior doors, and places where pipes, cables or wires enter your home. In fact, it’s so important that the state requires that all new homes be tested for airtightness.