Category Archive

Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as “Building Materials”

Types of Home Insulation

Previously, we discussed how insulation works and why you need to install proper insulation in your home. In this article, we are going to expand upon that idea and look at the different types of insulation out there on the market. After all, not all insulation is created equal. And while a good home improvement contractor can help you make the right decision when it comes to insulating your home and increasing your energy efficiency, it is always handy to educate yourself prior to any home consultation.

Home Insulation Tips

When we talk about comfort and energy efficiency, two things come to mind. The first is properly sealing your vents and air ducts. The second is insulation. While most people understand the need for attic insulation, they don’t often consider other areas where home insulation can really make a big difference – in both your homes temperature and your monthly energy bills. Further, while most people have insulation in place already, they may not be aware that they do not have enough. With these things in mind, this quick article is going to discuss some great home insulation tips for homeowners and business owners alike.

Kitchen Range Hoods Explained

We all love walking into a great looking kitchen and when we think about kitchen remodels, we tend to discuss things like cabinets, tile, kitchen countertops, what kind of sink we want to install, how we want our backsplash to look – the list goes on and on. But one thing people tend to overlook is kitchen ventilation and hood fans, because we usually consider form over function. But your kitchen’s ventilation system plays a vital role in your kitchen design, and in this quick blog post, we are going to look underneath the “hood” so to speak and learn all about kitchen range hoods.

Heat Pumps or Gas Furnaces – Which is Better

With the recent cold snap affecting much of the US – including our own little neck of the woods here in North Georgia – many home owners are beginning to take a serious look at the way they heat and cool their homes. Both budget and comfort are important factors, and because of that, we are going to take a look at the role of heat pumps and furnaces and how they work to keep you warm during the cold months.

Tips for Installing Tile in Your Bathroom or Kitchen

Installing tile in your kitchen or bathroom is no small task and we urge you to employ a licensed home improvement contractor to handle the work for you. If you opt to go the DIY route, however, here are some tips to keep in mind when installing ceramic or porcelain tile flooring.