Does your house have cold floors and drafts in the winter? Are some rooms too warm or too cold? From Racine to Glendale, Whitefish Bay, and beyond, many Milwaukee-area homes have performance issues. As a weatherization contractor that insulates, air seals, and replaces HVAC units, we are experts on the topic.

We created this blog to provide accurate and useful information to Milwaukee-area residents. Your home comfort, safety, and energy savings are our top priority.

Are you looking for a skilled weatherization contractor? Contact us or call (414) 873-4945 today!

May 19, 2014
Dry cellulose (loose fill)

Dry cellulose is used in retrofitting old homes by blowing the cellulose into holes drilled into the tops of the walls. It can also be blown into a new wall construction by using temporary retainers or netting that is...

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May 16, 2014
Air Sealing Contractors

An Air Sealing Contractor is a specialized contractor that seals air leaks in the building’s envelope. They commonly use spray foam and other materials to seal bypasses, gaps, and cracks in attics, basement, walls and...

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May 12, 2014
Methodology for Estimated Energy Savings from Cost-Effective Air Sealing and Insulating

EPA estimates that homeowners can typically save up to 20% of heating and cooling costs (or up to 10% of total energy costs) by air sealing their homes and...

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May 9, 2014

When insulating your home, you can choose from many types of insulation.

The table below provides an overview of most of the available insulation forms, insulation materials, their installation methods, where they’re applicable to install...

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May 8, 2014

An ice dam, on a smaller scale, is a problem of house and building maintenance in cold climates. An ice dam can occur when snow accumulates on the slanted roof of a house with inadequate insulation. Heat conducted through the insufficient...

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May 7, 2014

Sealing and insulating the “envelope” or “shell” of your home — its outer walls, ceiling, windows, doors, and floors — is often the most cost effective way to improve energy efficiency and comfort. ENERGY STAR estimates that a knowledgeable...

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May 6, 2014
Professional Home Energy Assessments

Professional energy assessments generally go into great detail. The energy auditor should do a room-by-room examination of the residence, as well as a thorough examination of past utility bills.


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May 5, 2014

Sealing the shell of your home—outer walls, doors, ceiling, windows and floors—from air leaks is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to increase comfort and energy efficiency. Sealing air leaks reduces drafts, controls moisture, keeps...

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May 2, 2014
Would you like to save on your energy bills? Me² can help

Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program (Me²) is a federally funded program to help City of Milwaukee homeowners and businesses finance energy efficiency upgrades to their properties. Me² makes...

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