How Air Sealing Can Prevent Ice Dam Formation

Drafty rooms, high energy bills, fluctuating temperatures, and most of all, ice dams can make your home a good candidate for air sealing. But what is air sealing, and how…

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Spotlight On Radiant Barriers

If you are looking for an effective way to keep your home cool during the summer months, you may want to consider installing radiant barrier insulation. A radiant barrier is…

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Exploring The Benefits Of Crawlspace Vapor Barrier

Homes with crawlspaces benefit from having something that can protect them from excessive moisture, which mainly results from water vapor evaporating from the ground below. The most effective thing to…

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Why You Need A Vapor Barrier

What is a Vapor Barrier? A vapor barrier is a thin layer of impermeable material, typically polyethylene sheeting, included in building construction to prevent moisture from damaging the fabric of…

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Crawlspace Insulation Mistakes That All Diyers Make

One of the most neglected and misunderstood areas of a building is the crawl space. As the saying goes, "out of sight, out of mind". Taking the time to understand…

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