Up to 40% of the heat loss or gain in a home is due to leaks in the thermal envelope surrounding the living space. To save energy, make sure the attic has plenty of insulation, and fill any cracks or gaps around windows, doors, plumbing pipes, and HVAC lines. Installing foam gaskets behind switch and outlet covers is another good way to reduce air infiltration in your home.
With winter here many Americans are looking for ways to save money on the rising cost of heating their homes. In addition, this is also the time of year when homeowners may want to take a look at some unwanted visitors who can do some real damage to areas of the home you may never see.
Watch the video No matter the threat, protecting your family is any homeowner’s number one priority. The key to staying one step ahead of any dangerous situation — whether it’s a health threat or an intruder — is having the right defense in place. Here, “Today’s Homeowner” TV hosts Danny Lipford and Chelsea Lipford Wolf share […]