Category: Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth it For Your Florida Home? Posted by Wattson on Nov 3, 2017

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If you’re like many people, you don’t give your home’s insulation a whole lot of thought. After all, it’s hidden in your floors, attic, and walls - out of sight, out of mind, right? But your insulation is an absolutely vital part of your home. It’s the barrier between your home and the air outside. Are you building a new hom...

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Florida Snowbirds: How to Reopen Your Winter Home Posted by admin on Oct 27, 2017

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Florida Snowbirds - welcome back to the land of sunshine and warm temperatures! We hope you enjoyed your New England summer! But now that you’ve flown south for the winter, it’s time to make sure your winter home is ready for you. Reopening Your Florida Home When you left Florida in the spring, you almost certainly went through a ...

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Insulation Ratings: What FL Homeowners Need to Know Posted by Wattson on Oct 20, 2017

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As October comes to a close, many people around the country are bracing for a winter full of snow and ice. And while many Floridians are expecting temperatures to drop as we get into the winter months, right now air conditioners are still humming across the state. The downside of living somewhere that’s warm for so many months of th...

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3 Reasons You Can’t Keep Your Home Warm in Florida Winter Posted by Wattson on Oct 18, 2017

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Florida is well known as one of the warmest states in the country, and for good reason. As winter approaches the rest of the United States, many northerners will begin to fly south for the winter, seeking warmer temperatures and an escape from the snow. But whether you’re a snowbird or a Florida local, you’ll start to notice lower...

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How to Prevent Mold with Spray Foam Insulation Posted by Wattson on Oct 16, 2017

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When you think of mold, does your mind wander to that loaf of bread you left on the counter too long? It’s gross, but that type of mold is relatively harmless - tossing it in the trash quickly gets rid of your problem. Other types of mold and mildew lurking in your home are much harder to get rid of - not to mention they’re ha...

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A Cool Roof is A Happy Roof: 6 Tips to Help Save Energy Posted by Wattson on Jul 28, 2017

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More than just a home covering that your neighbors will covet, a cool roof is one designed to reflect energy and heat from the sun. A traditional dark roof absorbs heat, so it can wind up being as many as 50 degrees hotter than a cool roof! This temperature increase can put a hefty burden on Florida homeowners, especially during the ...

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House Ventilation & Spray Foam Insulation: A Match Made in Heaven Posted by Wattson on Jul 14, 2017

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It’s the perfect time of year to think about... house ventilation Summer time and the living’s easy. It’s that time of year again, my friends. A Florida summer is the perfect time to hit the beach, take the kids to the water park and roast marshmallows over a crackling fire. But it’s not just the marshmallows roasting these day...

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How to Cool An Attic During the Hot Summer Months Posted by Wattson on Jul 11, 2017

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How often do you think about your attic? That might depend on the kind of home you have. While many people have attic bedrooms or storage spaces they frequent regularly, others may rarely give their attic a passing glance. But no matter how you use your attic space, it’s important to keep it cool, especially in hot Florida summers. ...

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Why Air Conditioned Rooms Stay Cooler With Spray Foam Insulation Posted by Wattson on Jul 4, 2017

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Summer is in full swing, and in Florida that means heat, humidity, and more heat! All across the state, air conditioners will be running full steam ahead to try to keep up with the hot weather. But what does this mean for Florida homeowners? You may have already prepared your home for the season, but how can you be sure you can beat...

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What Temperature to Set Your Air Conditioner to Save Money Posted by Wattson on Jun 27, 2017

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Understanding what temperature to set air conditioners for optimal comfort will keep your energy bills in check. If the high energy costs of long Florida summers are getting you down, we're here to help. Your thermostat settings determine how often your air conditioner must run, and setting the temperature too low in the summer will d...

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