Old windows are notorious for letting in drafty winter air. Furthermore, old windows may have aluminum frames that allow hot and cold air to easily pass through one side to the other. With Connecticut winter temperatures regularly falling below freezing, you can imagine how hard a furnace has to work in a home with old windows. Homes with old windows typically have energy bills that are 25% more than an average bill. Our customers that replace single-pane windows save up to $400 a year in heating costs!
Insulating before winter strikes is a great idea! Insulation prevents heat loss from roofs, floors and walls. It’s a great way to keep your house warmer in the winter while cutting down on your heating bills. And did you know that we can install insulation to help your floor feel less cold? By insulating your crawl space with spray foam insulation, your floors will be noticeably warmer all winter long. Insulation can also decrease your risk for frozen and burst pipes that lead to flooding. Make sure your home is properly insulated this fall to stave off hefty heating bills and other home mishaps that are linked with cold temperatures.
As your roof ages it begins to break down and becomes much less effective at keeping the warm air in your home in the winter. Drafts and air leaks are major roofing issues that allow heat to escape your home in the winter. The pros at Knockout Roofing can careful remedy any and all roofing problems. When deciding on your new roof shingle color, keep in mind that darker hues and shingles made of heat-absorbing materials are perfect for homes in New England.