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Basement Wall Insulation

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Installing basement wall insulation will almost always save you money through lower energy bills.  An additional benefit to insulated basement walls is that they are less susceptible to condensation and mold.  Basement Remodeling, Racine, Kenosha, Basement, Remodeling

It is important to make sure that your basement doesn’t have any water problems before installing any interior wall insulation.  If you have noticed any water problems, they need to be addressed before hand.  There  are many ways to insulate your basement using different insulating materials, but the use of fibrous insulation like fiberglass, mineral wool or cellulose can be a problem if they are used against a below grade concrete wall and have been known to allow moisture in the air to condense and lead to moisture problems.

Brewer contracting can assess your basement and come up with the right insulation method.  We are also able to check and repair any water leak issues before insulation is installed.

 

Get a Head Start on Winterizing Your Home

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Before the winter season approaches, now is the time to start thinking about your home renovation needs.

With the cooler months ahead, it’s likely that you and your family will be spending more time indoors.

Dual-pane windows

Prepare for the temperature drops by having multi-pane windows installed. This upgrade will provide your home with better insulation and improve heating and cooling efficiency. By replacing your old windows, you can save on energy costs by reducing your monthly heating bill.

Roof repair

Fall and winter seasons are known for rainy weather which can aggravate a leaky roof. You should consider a roof repair to prevent future damage.

Insulation

he right amount of insulation can improve the efficiency of your heating and air system. Adding insulation to air ducts, outer walls, basements, and attics have proven, most of the time, to increase efficiency and comfort value.

Weather Stripping

Cold air will find its way into the home however it can wasting 5% to 30% of your energy use. With the autumn’s falling temperatures, now’s the perfect time to locate those pesky drafts and stop them before the true freeze kicks in.  Seal basement seams and cracks with caulk, window seams with plastic insulation kits found at your local hardware store, and the bottoms of your doors with weather stripping.