Insulation Archive

How to Warm Up an Old Cold House

Winter has already come. Days are shorter, nights longer and colder. You consume more and more energy to warm up the house, but sometimes it happens that no matter how much energy you consume, the house remains cold and inhospitable. Generally, this is a problem for outdated old houses. If you are living in this [&hellip

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How to Keep Your Home Warm – The Three Types of Insulation Used under House Siding

When you are replacing your home siding there are many things to take in consideration. Choosing the color and type of the siding are the most popular things to consider. Of course, choosing a nice matching color or choosing from so many types of siding options, such fiber cement, vinyl, etc improves curb appeal and [&hellip

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How to Insulate Walls without Removing the Drywall (Sheetrock)

Drywall or sheetrock is the most common material used in house construction. It is a composite board made of plaster which is held together by two pieces of strong paper. Because is so thin, insulation is necessary to prevent heat loss and for sound absorption (soundproofing). Today, new condos have a good insulation rating, but [&hellip

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How to Insulate Exterior Walls during the Process of Building or Renovating a House

Depending of the type of construction and the area where you live, walls can account for 10 to 30 percent of heat loss in houses. Not to mention the cracks and penetrations that allow uncontrolled air leakage into and out of the house. Installing insulation in your walls during the process of building or renovating a [&hellip

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Cathedral Ceiling Ventilation

A ceiling can greatly enhance the beauty of your home and in particular, cathedral ceiling can add an element of charm and character to any new home. Also a vaulted ceiling design can be created by transforming a traditional flat ceiling but before you begin vaulted ceiling construction, you need to consult with a structural [&hellip

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