Swelling and Shrinking: Why Checking for Air Leaks is Important

Swelling and Shrinking: Why Checking for Air Leaks is Important

Oil prices are low these days, so if your wintertime heating bills have been more than you expected, there could be something else going on. It could be your heating system needs attention, or it could be you have air leaks. Your home may be less than airtight, in which case your conditioned air … [Read more...]

Detecting Air Leaks in Your House

Detecting Air Leaks in Your House

Air leaks around your home let in the chill of the cold Indianapolis winters and the heat and humidity in summer. Air pollution also finds its way in through leaks. Sealing these leaks will help you stay comfortable and save energy, but to seal them, you have to find them. DIY Leak Detection The … [Read more...]

How You Can Find Air Leaks and Seal Them

How You Can Find Air Leaks and Seal Them

Air leaks steal your conditioned air, let in air contaminants, and cause uncomfortable drafts in the cold Indianapolis winters. By sealing these leaks, you'll reduce your heating and cooling bills while also improving your comfort. Spot the Leaks Air leaks occur where cracks and gaps form in … [Read more...]

Different Ways to Air Seal Your Home

Different Ways to Air Seal Your Home

Air leaks waste tons of energy. When trying to make your home comfortable, the more untreated air that is leaking into your home from outside, the longer your HVAC system has to run to make you comfortable. Therefore, air sealing is essential. Go through your house, find any and all places where … [Read more...]

Keep Your Cool and Use These Tips to Prevent Heat Gain

Keep Your Cool and Use These Tips to Prevent Heat Gain

Heat constantly moves toward cooler temperatures, and slowing this movement will reduce the work required of your home's A/C. Indoor heat gain comes from the sun, outside air temperature, humidity and daily activities. Lessening its impact is possible using affordable and easy home improvements and … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Sealing Air Leaks Before Winter

Top Tips for Sealing Air Leaks Before Winter

If you want to save energy, one of your best options is to use caulk, weatherstripping or spray foam to seal all cracks, openings and seams in your home's envelope. Air leakage can make it harder for your HVAC system to keep your home comfortable, and this can cost you money. Below are some ways you … [Read more...]

Sealing Your Brownsburg Home: A Guide To Caulk

Sealing Your Brownsburg Home: A Guide To Caulk

If you have an old or new Brownsburg-area home, checking for air leaks and caulking where needed is a good autumn activity to reduce heat loss this winter. Though caulking seems like a fairly straightforward procedure, there are a few things you need to know before getting started. This guide to … [Read more...]

Winterize Your Home, Then Enjoy The Savings

Winterize Your Home, Then Enjoy The Savings

While the weather is still pleasant to be outside, taking steps to winterize your home means you'll enjoy more indoor comfort this winter, and it won't cost as much to heat. Sealing the air leaks and servicing your heating system will lower your heating load. … [Read more...]

Air Leaks In Your Home? You’re Wasting Money

Air Leaks In Your Home? You're Wasting Money

Want to stop wasting money on energy use in your home that you don’t benefit from? Sealing air leaks around your home will put a stop to this unnecessary energy loss. It's a low-cost measure that will help you save for many years to come. … [Read more...]

Finding And Fixing Those Air Leaks In Your Home

Finding And Fixing Those Air Leaks In Your Home

Air leaks in your home will lead to an increase in energy costs and an uncomfortable living environment. Your heated or cooled air leaks out of cracks and holes while the outside air seeps in. To compensate for air leaks, homeowners typically adjust the thermostat, which increases the amount of … [Read more...]