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You don't have to tear down plaster walls to insulate an old house. There are easier, cost effective ways to beef up your old home's insulation.

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Home Insulation - FoamRite - POLE BARNS - Benefits to save on energy costs, increase your R-Value, insulate your house, seals walls, ceilings and basements.

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17 Ways to Master Expanding Foam Insulation - Now’s the time to work on insulating your home before the temperatures dip down too low. Insulating gaps now is one of the best ways to ensure you’re not letting heat out or cold air in this winter. Your furnace will thank you and so will your wallet when the heating bill comes!

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INFOGRAPHIC: The benefits of structural insulated panels

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In most homes, but especially in older homes, adding insulation in the attic will cut heat loss. At a minimum, homes should have attic insulation between R-22 and R-49 (6 to 13 in. of loose fill or 7 to 19 in. of fiberglass batts). Check with the local building department to find the recommended level for your area, or visit EnergySavers.gov. Stick your head through the attic access door and measure how much insulation you have. If your insulation is at or below the minimum, adding some will…

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In the first post, we looked at how adding insulation could lead to frozen pipes if the insulation was put in the wrong location. But, just like a sweater, if you put everything you want to be warm…

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A tiny house from Tiny Heirloom with a bouldering wall on the home's exterior!

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