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Insulating for Comfort

We all want a comfortable, cozy home. A comfortable home is one that consistently stays at a comfortable temperature throughout the day without any drafts. Many of us have experienced a room that’s too cold in the winter or too warm in the summer, and you avoid spending time in it. Insulating all exterior walls, floors, and ceilings would effectively give you more living space! Insulation plays a major role in providing comfort, but it isn’t the only one. Some others are: Fixing all major air leaks, typically around windows and external doors Replacing old windows with ENERGY STAR® Making sure heating outlets and return grills for forced air systems aren’t blocked by furniture Making sure the system is well-balanced for forced air systems Installing external shading in the summer for south facing windows Which Renovation Should You Tackle First? If you have to choose one home improvement project to…