Category Archives: Insulation

What Are Energy-Efficient Windows?

Since the public has become more environmentally aware in recent years, it has put a lot of attention to energy usage throughout the world. One of the areas where energy usage has been thoroughly examined is in the common household. We already knew that a large portion of heat loss was due to insufficient insulation … Read More

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Replace Insulation?

Everyone in colder climates knows how important having insulation is to keep a house at a comfortable temperature all year round, without sending your heating bill through the roof. However, some people are not aware that simply having insulation is not a guarantee that it is going to do a good job retaining a high … Read More

How to Lower Heating Costs with the Right Insulation

Unfortunately, a common issue that many homeowners face is a high heating bill in an effort to keep their house at a comfortable temperature. Or, they end up living through cold winter nights as they try to keep their heating bill down to a reasonable price. Luckily, there is a simple solution to this which … Read More

Room Additions and Proper Insulation

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It is not unusual for clients to ask their contractor to turn the attic above a garage into a finished room. This bonus room can actually be a cozy addition to a home’s living space – when done right, that is. Done wrong, however, can make that room uncomfortable, either too cold or too hot. … Read More

Attic Insulation: Why It is Important

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If you want to lower your energy bills and if you want to make your home more green, then you should prioritize having your attic insulated by professionals from George Kent Home Improvements Ltd. You might not think about it so much but the attic is one of the easiest places to add insulation to … Read More

Common Insulation Installation Mistakes

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Did you know that improper installation significantly affects the energy performance as well as the comfort of a home? Here are the 5 areas in the home where poor insulation can compromise energy performance:   #01. WINDOWS, DOORS, AND ROUGH OPENINGS Doors, windows, and rough openings that have improper sealing can create moisture and comfort … Read More

Top Reasons to NOT Do DIY Insulation Installation

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These days, DIY home projects are a dime a dozen, and when it comes to fixing up their homes, many homeowners feel rewarded the most when DIY projects are successful. If you have discovered that your home is in need of new insulation, then you might have already started reading several DIY articles and you … Read More

Insulation: Improving Thermal Comfort and Lowering Energy Bill

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When you realize that a large sum of your hard-earned money goes to the heating and cooling of your home, you would think of many ways that you can reduce your energy consumption. No need to look no further – insulation can be the answer you are looking for to help you have a more … Read More

GreenON Rebate Program: What You Should Know

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Hey there, Canadian homeowners! We are pretty sure that you know how important it is to ensure your home’s safety from drafts and harsh elements. We now bring great news! You can do such with rebates for selected high-performance replacement insulation and windows for your home! Keep in mind that a well-insulated home lets you … Read More

Why Insulation is Important

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As you know, the first step to achieving a “green” home is to have efficient insulation. You might already be considering investing in heat pumps, solar water heating, solar panels, and another green energy source, but really, you should first work on improving your home’s insulation. This is to make sure that you are not … Read More