Heat is like a defiant escape artist, always on the look out for low-quality windows, poorly sealed doors and walls without proper insulation. Once set free, heat will carry your money and your cozy interior off to unsheltered places, cold and expensive. You’d think that your pocketbook and bare feet would be quick to notice. Yet, countless homeowners gradually experience this unfortunate reality during the winter months, a pricey realization which becomes more and more obvious over time. By understanding heat and knowing how to detect its loss, you’ll have proper insight to the various challenges that come with keeping your home comfortable and cost-effective.
Heating your home isn’t about constantly turning up the heat, it’s about keeping your home efficiently insulated. Doors and windows play a huge role economically, and knowing how to test their effectiveness will save you time, money and cold feet. For more information on winter’s assault on your abode, check out our previous post: “JACK FROST CAN BUILD ICE DAMS RIGHT OVER YOUR HEAD.”