How do I insulate a house?

Answer According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for 50 percent to 70 percent of your energy costs. If your energy bills are out of hand, the culprit may not just be your fuel or ... Read More »

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I want to insulate my floor in my house if i do so do i put up a plastic sheeting after i put in the insulate?

The plastic sheeting serves as a vapor barrier, and is needed only if your house is in a region where outside temperatures drop below freezing. The principle is that air inside of the house has mo... Read More »

How to Insulate a Whole-House Fan?

Whole house fans are found in a number of older homes as well as some new homes. These fans are mounted in the ceiling with louvers that open when the fan is turned on. These fans can be used to cr... Read More »

Can you insulate half a house?

Yes you can insulate half of your house, or less if you want. There are no laws dictating how much your home should be insulated. The government provides tax credits for energy efficient home proje... Read More »

How to Insulate a Basement in an Old House?

A basement offers great functionality for a homeowner. It allows you to store extra supplies, build another bedroom and showcase some entertainment pieces such as a pool table. Unfortunately, a bas... Read More »