Reasons to Add Spray Foam Insulation in Your Kitchen

When people speak of fixing up kitchens, they usually mean doing work on the cabinetry, changing the wallpaper or wall paint, updating the counters, adding an island, and so forth. Few associate insulation with kitchens, which is ironic because insulating a kitchen can be highly beneficial for residents. Why Kitchens Need Insulation Let’s review the … Continue reading Reasons to Add Spray Foam Insulation in Your Kitchen

Your Guide to an Energy-Efficient Home Amid a Pandemic

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced many people in the US to stay at home and avoid non-essential travel as much as possible. With millions of Americans remaining inside their homes, residential energy usage has soared. An analysis of home electricity trends across the country since COVID-19 revealed that the average residential energy consumption shot up … Continue reading Your Guide to an Energy-Efficient Home Amid a Pandemic

Setting Up an Art Studio in Your Abandoned Attic

If you devote time to art as a hobby or do it for a living in Kansas City, you could set up an art studio in your attic. Instead of storing old furniture and holiday décor in your attic or letting it gather dust, get more out of it by transforming the often overlooked room into … Continue reading Setting Up an Art Studio in Your Abandoned Attic

Cool for the Summer: 5 Practical Ways to Reduce Energy Costs

Summer is only a few weeks away, and you know what that means. Sweltering days force you to use your air conditioning system more often, which increases your electricity bills. Luckily, there are many ways to lower your energy consumption while staying cool during the dry season. Cost-saving cooling solutions range from simple daily routine … Continue reading Cool for the Summer: 5 Practical Ways to Reduce Energy Costs

The Challenges in Building a Stylish Attic Bathroom

An attic provides fantastic opportunities for home expansion. In fact, a growing number of homeowners are converting unused loft space into beautiful bathrooms. While an attic is certainly is not the easiest area to design and renovate due to its unique shape and location, a well-built attic bathroom will pay off in the end. Apart … Continue reading The Challenges in Building a Stylish Attic Bathroom

Steps to Turning Your Unused Attic Into Your Dream Library

If you’re looking to optimize your current space, transform your unused attic into a dream home library. Give yourself and your family a reader’s retreat, a place perfect for learning and relaxation. We’ll break down the features and the steps to converting your attic into a library: The attic should be building code compliant When … Continue reading Steps to Turning Your Unused Attic Into Your Dream Library

Get the Most Out of Your Insulation by Air-Sealing Your Home

Air leakage happens when outside air enters your house through openings and cracks. These drafts replace the conditioned air in your home, affecting the indoor environment you try to control with your heating and cooling systems. But there are also less obvious spaces that let air in and out of your home. These gaps can … Continue reading Get the Most Out of Your Insulation by Air-Sealing Your Home

Beyond Insulation: Ensuring Proper Ventilation in Your Attic

If you live in an old home, it will likely have insulation but lack ventilation in its attic. Placing insulation in your attic is important; it helps to regulate the temperature by making your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer. But your attic also needs proper ventilation. A+ Insulation explains why ventilation for your … Continue reading Beyond Insulation: Ensuring Proper Ventilation in Your Attic

A Whole New World Beneath Your Feet: Basement Conversion Ideas

Are you looking to build another living space or entertainment hub to your home but don’t know where to build it? The answer could be right under your nose. A basement conversion is one of the best ways to add space to your home if you no longer have room to extend above ground. Since … Continue reading A Whole New World Beneath Your Feet: Basement Conversion Ideas

Structural Damage to Attics and Other Problems Rodents Cause

If there’s one room in the house most homeowners give little thought to, it’s probably the attic. When it’s too small to use as a bedroom, it’s used as long-term storage space for seasonal clothes, sports equipment, childhood memorabilia, and other things that often takes us years to throw away like old furniture, toys, and … Continue reading Structural Damage to Attics and Other Problems Rodents Cause