Should you insulate vents under a house?

Answer On One Hand: Foundation Vents Need InsulationAccording to the U.S. Department of Energy, homeowners should install insulation around most types of openings into the house, such as foundation vents.... 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 do I insulate a house?

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 »

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 »

Do i need cornice vents in my house?

On One Hand: Cornice Vents Protect Your Roof and AtticCornice vents allow air to travel under the roof, removing moisture from the enclosed space. The vents also equalize the temperature on both si... Read More »