Energy Efficiency Tips to Save on Utility Bills – Money Saving Amanda

Ottoms on windows (and windows too) which acts like a sealant for air. A different method for DIY insulation of windows is to use thermal curtains. These can be used in conjunction with the windows. The curtains are useful both in winter and summer, to keep cold and heat out.
Insulate Your Floors

It’s not unusual to get cold walking barefoot especially during winter. The average house’s ground floor will lose 10 percent of its heating. A good floor insulation will help create a warmer, more comfortable house along with lower electric expenses. Take into consideration floor insulation in your home in your efforts to reduce energy consumption. It’s important to determine if the flooring below needs to be temporarily removed for finishing the installation.

Owners of homes must know if the floors they’re planning on insulate are suspended or solid. Suspended floors are equipped with floorboards which are nailed to support beams (or Joists) that are also supported by bricks. They are laid directly onto the soil and they may be constructed from stones, concrete, brick or tiles. It is possible to use a wide range of insulation products, such as wool, sheep wool, mineral wool and fiberglass as well as foam, cellulose and quilt-type insulation. Although insulating floors can be completed by the homeowner, if one does not have experience in completing this type of job then it is best to contact a home floor installation firm or contractor in order to aid or even complete the task.

Paint Your Garage Epoxy

Epoxy flooring is covered with epoxy resins up to 2 millimeters in thickness. Many times, this type of floor is used for self-leveling damaged or old concrete floors to achieve a leveled, smooth appearance. Due to its durability and smooth parts Epoxy floors are commonly used in commercial and industrial establishments. It’s also attractive to homeowners.


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