Category Archives: Weatherizing a house

Still Fighting a Drafty House – Home Upgrades to Keep Warm

  According to the U. S. Department of Energy, the typical family spends almost $1,300 a year on their home’s utility bill. You can lower your energy bill by 10% to 50% with simple and inexpensive improvements that button up … Continue reading

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Peace of Mind in Power Outage Season

Last week Gene and I attended a press event in Wisconsin hosted by Generac, the company who make generators that keep a home’s systems and appliances working when there’s a power outage. You only have to experience a weather event … Continue reading

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Quick Fix for Saving Energy Dollars

The first step to making a dent in your heating bill is to button up areas of the house that let heated air out like the seal around doors and windows. Filling the gaps around the movable joints on the … Continue reading

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