Increase Home Resale Value with Eye-Catching Midrange Improvements

Increase Home Resale Value with Eye-Catching Midrange Improvements

Whether building a new home or considering a facelift on an existing home, there are midrange improvements that you can take to the bank. This white paper identifies some of the top midrange home improvement projects that make your home stand out and give you the highest ROI at selling time.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia


Energy-efficient tips to heating and cooling

Energy-efficient tips to heating and cooling

At least half of your home's energy bill is generated through the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Following basic energy-efficient tips about space heating can make a big difference for your budget and for the environment.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Home Exteriors: Choosing the Perfect Look and Materials for Your New Home or Home Remodel

Home Exteriors: Choosing the Perfect Look and Materials for Your New Home or Home Remodel

Using specially designed products for new home construction or a home remodel can help homeowners improve the appearance of their home and reduce overall maintenance needs and cost.

Type: Guide




Exterior Home Design Elements that Work Together

Exterior Home Design Elements that Work Together

This white paper, sponsored by Ply Gem, discusses the benefits and strategies of creating a Designed Exterior home.

Type: White Paper




Caulking and Weatherstripping

Caulking and Weatherstripping

Caulking and weatherstripping provide an easy, inexpensive way to increase your home's energy efficiency. Topics in this guide include:

Type: Guide




Insulating Your Home

Insulating Your Home

Between 50% and 70% of the energy used in the average home is used for heating and cooling. Correcting air leakage and insufficient insulation can have a significant effect on your heating and cooling costs.

Type: Fact Sheet




Ducts

Ducts

The average duct system loses 12% or more of conditioned air due to leaks and poorly connected ducts. By properly sealing ducts, you can reduce energy loss and lower your energy costs.

Type: Fact Sheet




Ceiling Leaks

Ceiling Leaks

Ceiling air leaks need to be fixed prior to installing insulation. If air leaks in the ceiling are not properly sealed beforehand, the time and money spent on insulation will be wasted.

Type: Fact Sheet




Knee Walls

Knee Walls

A knee wall is any wall that is adjacent to the attic. Without a proper seal in addition to insulation, the extreme heat and cold of your attic can seep through the knee wall and into your living space.

Type: Fact Sheet




Weather-strip Doors

Weather-strip Doors

Weather-stripping doors can dramatically increase your home's energy efficiency and stop those chilly drafts. Add weather stripping to any door in which a 1/8-inch-wide crack exists and air can be felt seeping in through the door.

Type: Fact Sheet




Sealing Duct Work

Sealing Duct Work

Leaks in the duct system waste both energy and money. By eliminating leakage in the ducts, your home's heating and cooling system can provide comfort with a decreased run-time.

Type: Fact Sheet




101 Energy Saving Tips

101 Energy Saving Tips

Save energy and money in your home with these easy to implement tips that can help lower your energy consumption.

Type: Fact Sheet





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