If you have a drafty house, you’re not alone. Many U.S. houses, particularly older ones, have drafty hallways and rooms. While many homeowners have accepted the problem as part of their everyday life, you shouldn’t and don’t have to. Follow the tips below to fix your drafty house permanently. Seal Your Doors and Windows Over […]
Practicing energy conservation in your home saves you money, protects the environment, and increases your property value. Here are some effective ways to conserve energy.
The winters in Ohio can get pretty cold. Fortunately, your house is properly heated to remain comfortable all season. What about attic and garage heating, though? Will doing so benefit your home? How much energy will it use? Here’s what you need to know about attic and garage heating.
When was the last time you cleaned your attic? It’s easy to overlook, particularly if you don’t go up there much. However, it’s an important task that should be performed regularly. In fact, did you know that a clean attic can improve your HVAC system’s performance and keep your house comfortable? Here’s how a clean […]
Winter is coming, and it’s important to be able to keep your house warm. One of the best ways of maintaining home comfort is with proper insulation. Heat rises, so if you don’t have enough insulation, the warmth from your furnace will flow right out of your home and into your attic. Insulation slows that […]
You probably know that insulating your home is important in the winter, as it keeps rising heat from escaping your home into the attic, but did you know that insulation is also essential in the summer?
A cold, dry Dayton night can quickly sap the warmth out of a poorly-weatherized home. By taking some basic steps to defend your home against heat loss, however, you can keep your living space cozy all winter.
Your central air conditioning system fights a constant battle in the summertime. Its enemy? Heat gain. During the cooling season, as heat infiltrates your home, or is generated inside the house, your A/C is always working hard to remove it. Consequently, if you can find ways to reduce heat encroachment in your home, your cooling […]