The Problems with an Under Insulated Home

The Problems with an Under Insulated Home

Is an insulation upgrade really that important? Think about it. The problems with an under insulated home may not seem too demanding from the start. But they will eventually worsen and cost you thousands of dollars for repair jobs. So if your living space is experiencing at least a few of the things that we’re…

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Should You Care About Ice Dams?

We’ve all seen icicles overhanging a roof edge. Sometimes they’re tiny little shoestring icicles and other times they’re huge widow maker ice chunks. But what’s the difference between icicles and ice dams? Typically you will see icicles before the problem grows into an ice dam. As melting snow flows to the roof edge and then…

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Cold House? Of Course It's an Insulation Problem!

Cold House? Of Course It’s an Insulation Problem!

Does your grandma usually tell you to zip your coat up? She probably yelled more than told but that’s good because she was right.  Running around without a coat is not good in the winter and living in a house without insulation is also uncomfortable.  Older homes were often uninsulated because back then the cost…

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How is Your Attic Access Affecting Your Energy Bills? - Bauer Specialty

How is Your Attic Access Affecting Your Energy Bills?

When meeting with homeowners about insulation, our goal is to find ways to help them save money on their heating and cooling bills, but more importantly, create a comfortable temperature for their home. We all know that hot air rises, but more to the point, heat is drawn to cold. It is important to understand this when trying…

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