Insulation

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Registered: 09-05-2003
Insulation
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Sat, 11-21-2009 - 9:42am
Hold Onto Your Heat




It's not the size of your insulation, it's how you use it





It's About More Than Insulation

As temperatures drop we're thinking more about utility bills. But reducing heat loss isn't just about adding insulation. See how home energy audits and air sealing impact energy efficiency.


Find the right insulation balance »



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Registered: 09-05-2003
In reply to: cl_thatyank
Sat, 12-19-2009 - 2:49pm
What you need to know about adding insulation »
http://www.diynetwork.com/topics/insulation/index.html?nl=DIY-NL_v196_T5-Insulate



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Has the recession really led us to make do instead of just throw away?
In these economically challenged times, do you think we need a Repair Manifesto?
What do you do to get yourself out of a style slump?



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Registered: 09-05-2003
In reply to: cl_thatyank
Wed, 01-06-2010 - 10:34am






Warm Up Your Winter














With the weather getting colder, learn how you can make your home more efficient, more comfortable—and more beautiful.









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Perk up the fireplace






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Install windows that stop cold air







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24 tips for energy efficiency







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14 top winter projects







CL for

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Registered: 09-05-2003
In reply to: cl_thatyank
Mon, 01-11-2010 - 10:53am






Warm Up Your Winter














With the weather getting colder, learn how you can make your home more efficient, more comfortable—and more beautiful—with tips and advice from the experts .









·

Perk up the fireplace






·

Install windows that stop cold air







·

24 tips for energy efficiency







·

14 top winter projects







CL for

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Registered: 09-05-2003
In reply to: cl_thatyank
Wed, 07-14-2010 - 10:14am
Recycled Denim Insulation




Pants that keep your house cool in summer, warm in winter







Effective Insulation Without the Itch

No, we're not talking about stuffing old Levi's behind the wall, but recycled denim is great at stopping heat transfer as well as noise.


See How it Compares to Traditional Insulation »



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Registered: 01-03-2001
Sun, 12-04-2011 - 11:29am

Behind the Walls

Behind the Walls
Insulate and seal gaps in your walls to keep out the cold.
Stop Losing Heat

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Tue, 12-06-2011 - 12:44pm

Ways to Stay Warm

Ways to Stay Warm
Fiberglass is great, but spray foam and denim work well, too.
Insulation Options

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Sun, 08-05-2012 - 8:52am

Blocking Solar Radiation

Blocking Solar Radiation
This thin sheathing cuts the load on your HVAC system by keeping the attic cooler.
Smarter Roof Insulation