Your home’s insulation is like an extra layer of skin, shielding you from the elements and acting as a barrier to unwanted air leakage.
Or at least that’s what it is supposed to do. All too often, gaps, holes, breaks, warps, uncovered nooks, unreached corners and unseen crevices compromise your insulation’s integrity.
The average American home loses 20-30 percent of its heated or cooled air to leakage. Consequently furnaces and air conditioners have to work overtime to catch up with the losses – while you have to work overtime to make enough money to pay your bloated energy bills.
Have you ever thought about the insulation in your home? If not, you’re not alone. Most homeowners in Arizona rarely think about insulation – until they get a sky high utility bill. At Cool Blew, we get many questions about insulation, so we thought we’d provide some answers here on our blog. Continue reading →
It has been cold these last few weeks, and, of course, that translates into a lower bill. When money is already tight since we just got over the dreadful summer heat and cost, we all could benefit from a few cost-saving strategies for keeping our homes warm without cranking up the heat. The following ideas are easy to implement and when combined can save you significantly on your heating bill. Continue reading →