The Fly Who Came in from the Cold

The Fly Who Came in from the Cold

While the close of summer means an end to certain pests like mosquitoes and fleas, the pending cold weather heralds the beginning of a new battle against pests – the ones that seek refuge from the cold in your home. September is the perfect time to start...
The Fly Who Came in from the Cold

Caulk and Weatherstripping

Most experts agree that caulking and weather stripping any gaps will pay for itself within one year in energy savings. Caulking and weather stripping will also alleviate drafts and help your home feel warmer when it’s cold outside. However, these two...
The Fly Who Came in from the Cold

Sealing Air and Moisture Leaks

Moisture control is also an important aspect of maintaining an energy-efficient home. If humid air leaks into cool spaces, moisture can condense on the cool surfaces and cause damage. In addition, moist insulation has a lower R-value than dry insulation, so moisture...