Category: Insulation

5 Primary Causes of Winter Flooding
January 2, 2019 Cause Mold,Insulation,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Winter Ben Fetzer

Winter flooding may sound like an oxymoron. However, flooding can occur in the winter. When water drainage is altered and the ground is over-saturated with water. Hence large amounts of water remain on the ground for longer periods resulting in winter flooding. The most common areas prone to flooding in a home are the basement
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Air Sealing: Making Attic Insulation Better
video December 11, 2018 Attic,Insulation,Property Maintenance,Videos Ben Fetzer

How to Improve Attic Insulation with Air Sealing Here is a short video from Ben to discuss the benefits of air sealing in an attic space. Taking the time to air seal in addition to adding attic insulation can greatly improve the efficiency of your home. Video Transcription of Air Sealing: Making Attic Insulation Better
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5 Tips for Insulating Your Home this Fall
October 17, 2018 Attic,Fall,House Mold,Insulation,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

Insulating your home is an important item to review each fall to ensure your home is operating at the most optimal efficiency. Most of us think improving the efficiency of our home is expensive. Often it’s the least expensive insulating options are missing. However, yield incredible benefits. It is common for us to walk into
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Insulating Basement and Crawl Spaces
January 31, 2018 Attic,Basement,Insulation,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

The Benefits of Insulating Basement and Crawl Spaces Adequately insulating basement and crawl spaces are the keys to keeping your feet toasty this winter. Insulating basements and crawl spaces can help warm your feet because the air passes through the crawl spaces and effects the temperature of the floor above. Insulating is one of the most inexpensive
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Temperature Imbalances between Floors of Home
January 17, 2018 House Mold,HVAC,Insulation Ben Fetzer

The Primary Causes of Temperature Imbalances Temperature imbalances and differences between the floors of homes is quite a common and frustrating problem. The notion that the upper level of the house is hot during summers and cold during winters. Compared to the lower level is due to poorly designed houses. The differences in temperature between
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Ice Dams: How to Resolve and Prevent
January 3, 2018 Attic,Insulation,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Roof and Gutters,Winter Ben Fetzer

Ice dams are a large mound of ice that forms at the edge of the roof. Ice dams are very common with extreme and sudden temperature drops as we experience in the Kansas City area.  An ice dam can cause significant damage to your roof, attic, and even the interior of your home.  Gutters and downspouts
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Ice Dams: What Causes Them to Form?
January 10, 2017 Attic,Insulation,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

What Causes Ice Dams? Have you been keeping your house warm this winter? We hope so! We hope your house is well-insulated so that none of that heat is slipping out of your house! Having the proper insulation in your attic is an important factor in keeping you and your family warm this winter and
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