Category: Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Why You Should Choose Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation for Your FL Home Posted by Wattson on Apr 4, 2017

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Are you building a new home or perhaps renovating an existing one? Then this is the perfect time to start thinking about your insulation. There are a number of insulation requirements in the state of Florida, as well as a variety of materials you can choose from. Of those options, spray foam insulation tends to be a popular choice for...

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About to Build a Home? Make Sure You Do These 3 Things Posted by Wattson on Mar 28, 2017

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Are you getting ready to start a home building project? Whether you’re building a house for your family to live in or looking to put it on the market, this project is no small feat. So what do you need to know before you get started? Before you build a home, read up on Florida's building code. Whether this is your first home build...

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3 Tips to Work with Insulation Installation Contractors Posted by Wattson on Mar 21, 2017

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If you are building a new home, keep in mind that installing insulation is an integral part of the building process. It keeps chilly drafts outdoors, air-conditioned air indoors, and protects the house from developing mold. No new home is complete without insulation, so how can you make sure you are doing it right? While you could ins...

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How to Narrow Down Your New Home Insulation Options Posted by Wattson on Mar 14, 2017

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Are you building a new home? One of the most important things to remember is to look into your insulation options right away. The time to insulate is during the new construction process, when you still have easy access to open walls. Adding insulation after the walls are sealed can be costly, and, not to mention, annoying. One of t...

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A Brief Overview of Insulation Requirements in Florida Posted by Wattson on Mar 7, 2017

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Tampa residents may not have to insulate against freezing winters, but keeping homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer require proper insulation, too. Here's what you need to know about insulation requirements in Florida. Insulation Requirements in Florida Residential requirements for insulation are divided by the location i...

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Insulation Contractors: What to Ask Before Hiring One Posted by Wattson on Feb 21, 2017

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Are you looking to insulate your new or existing home in Tampa, FL? Finding an insulation contractor may feel like mission impossible - but it can be done. Start with looking at reviews and gathering recommendations from friends and colleagues. From there, narrow down the top 3-5 insulation contractors you're interested in learning mo...

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10 Unusual Home Improvement Tips to Save Energy in Tampa Posted by Wattson on Jan 25, 2017

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Looking for ways to reduce your utility bill? Check out some of our favorite home improvement tips to improve the energy efficiency in your home. 1. Select energy-efficient doors. Hollow metal doors are a popular option because they're more affordable than traditional wooden doors. The problem is that air can flow right through them...

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The 5 Ws of Kraft Faced Insulation Posted by Wattson on May 21, 2016

Kraft Faced Insulation

Do you ever feel like you're playing Twenty Questions when you're trying to figure out methods of making your home more energy efficient? We'll take the guessing games out of lowering your monthly energy bill. As you already know, insulating your home is a must, no matter what climate you're in. But how do you know which type of insulatio...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Keep Your House Cool in the Summer Posted by Wattson on Apr 26, 2016


Is your home hotter than a pizza oven during the summer? While you may be quick to blame your air conditioner, there are plenty of other factors around the house that contribute to the problem. Here are the top issues our energy technicians often run into when a customer complains about why they can't keep their house cool. 1. To stay co...

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3 Signs That Your Home Needs Insulation Posted by Wattson on Mar 17, 2016

Insulation for your Florida home

Insulation is usually associated with keeping something warm, like a cup of coffee, a soup thermos, or a log cabin in the snowy mountains. But what about the cooler you bring with you to the beach every summer? Its insulated layer keeps your food and drinks cold and sand-free. Insulating your home can do the same thing - it keeps your...

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