Who wouldn’t answer yes to that question? There are many changes you can make within your home to help reduce your energy use.
Look in your attic, do you have enough insulation? When your home was initially built, many contractors only used the minimum amount of insulation required, but the reality is blowing in additional insulation in your attic can tremendously reduce the cost of your energy bill. During the colder months, your heat is running all day long. Since heat rises, if your attic is not fully insulated, all that warm air is escaping, leaving your heater to work harder. The remodeling contractors of TNT Painting & Remodeling uses a professional machine and recycled material called cellulose to blow in your attic on top of the existing insulation. This is one home project that only takes a couple hours but ends up saving you money in the long run.
Another simple change to your home to reduce your energy costs is re-caulking your windows. We use an infrared laser thermometer around the window, from the inside, to determine the temperature. Based on these findings can help determine if your windows need re-caulked or even replaced. We can also replace or add weather stripping around your exterior doors.
If you have an unfinished basement, you’ll also want to seal anything exposed to the outside. Is your garage door insulated or is it just a steel door? If you are unsure, call us today and we can perform a home energy efficiency check and offer suggestions.
Although we offer many services to help reduce your energy bill, here are some tips that you can do in your home that don’t cost any money, or very little investment.