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How to Combine Fiberglass and Bubble Insulation in a Wall

How to Combine Fiberglass and Bubble Insulation in a Wall

Published on: Oct 21 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on How to Combine Fiberglass and Bubble Insulation in a Wall
If you want to achieve an ultra-efficient insulating system you can use both fiberglass and EcoFoil bubble insulation. By combining tradition with innovation you...
Money Saver Project: How to Insulate a Hot Water Heater Tank

Money Saver Project: How to Insulate a Hot Water Heater Tank

Published on: Oct 12 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on Money Saver Project: How to Insulate a Hot Water Heater Tank
With energy costs continually on the rise, consumers are looking for every opportunity to save money. And because appliances are one of the biggest sources of energy...
How To Cool An Attic

How To Cool An Attic

Published on: Oct 09 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on How To Cool An Attic
Most homeowners don’t spend much time in the attic, so it may seem unnecessary to worry about regulating the temperature. But in the summer, as warm air rises...
How to Insulate a Cathedral Ceiling

How to Insulate a Cathedral Ceiling

Published on: Aug 26 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on How to Insulate a Cathedral Ceiling
How to Install Bubble Wrap Radiant Barrier with Fiberglass Insulation on Cathedral Ceiling Cathedral ceilings can be difficult to insulate and it is important that...
How To Insulate A Pole Barn

How To Insulate A Pole Barn

Published on: Jul 23 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on How To Insulate A Pole Barn
Benefits of Adding Pole Barn Insulation The most common complaints from customers who own metal sided pole barns are: Excessive heat and condensation. Reflective...
A Thirsty fisherman’s Guide to Making Your Own DIY Cooler

A Thirsty fisherman’s Guide to Making Your Own DIY Cooler

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on A Thirsty fisherman’s Guide to Making Your Own DIY Cooler
This thirsty fisherman got a huge response from my post on DIY coolers so I decided to write a follow up article showing all of you how I made my cooler. It’s...
EcoFoil For Tiny House Construction

EcoFoil For Tiny House Construction

Published on: Jun 27 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on EcoFoil For Tiny House Construction
In May Andrew Odom wrote a guest post for us about why he chose to use EcoFoil for his tiny house.  Andrew found EcoFoil for tiny house construction to be a sustainable...
How To Install Radiant Barrier Under a Metal Roof in 3 Easy Steps

How To Install Radiant Barrier Under a Metal Roof in 3 Easy Steps

Published on: Jun 26 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on How To Install Radiant Barrier Under a Metal Roof in 3 Easy Steps
In this week’s post I want to show how easy it is to add a radiant barrier when installing a metal roof on your home. Metal roofs are becoming more popular these...
How To Insulate a Garage Door in 4 Simple Steps.

How To Insulate a Garage Door in 4 Simple Steps.

Published on: Jun 13 2013 by - Comments Off on How To Insulate a Garage Door in 4 Simple Steps.
If you were insulating a new garage you wouldn’t just leave one wall un-insulated, so why wouldn’t you insulate the door? The doors of a garage make...
How Do Radiant Barriers Work? It’s All About Air

How Do Radiant Barriers Work? It’s All About Air

Published on: Jun 06 2013 by - Comments Off on How Do Radiant Barriers Work? It’s All About Air
Photo Courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org Radiant heat travels through air, therefore in order for a radiant barrier to be effective you need to have air space on...