For many years, technology has been continually evolving, changing the way we communicate with coworkers, friends and family across the world. The newest gadgets and technologies have begun to focus not only on the way we interact with each other, but also on how we interact with our homes. Unique smart home devices are not only making our day-to-day lives a little easier, but more importantly, they also have the potential to make our homes more energy-efficient than ever! Here are few of the most notable advances in smart home devices, shared by your favorite roofing company, Muth and Company Roofing.
With many regions in the eastern part of the country experiencing colder-than-average temperatures this winter, homeowners are more eager than ever to find ways to save energy in order to offset higher energy bills. Unfortunately, many people believe energy myths that actually cost them money. Here are a few that you should be aware of, shared by your local roofing contractor, Muth and Company Roofing. [Read more…]
If you own a home, you know that the costs of maintaining it can add up quickly. Along with routine seasonal maintenance, there always seems to be something that needs fixed, replaced or updated. As a homeowner, it’s always a good idea to try to save money by getting two projects done at once, so it would be smart to consider having Muth and Company Roofing install new attic insulation for you at the same time as your next roofing project. Here are a few reasons this is a good idea. [Read more…]
Attic insulation is an essential component that helps determine your home’s energy efficiency. Not only does it keep your home warm and toasty during cold weather, insulation also helps keep hot air out in the summer, controls moisture levels and even helps block out noise. Unfortunately, no insulation lasts indefinitely, so it will need to be replaced eventually. Be on the lookout for these four signs that it may be time to replace insulation. [Read more…]
If you’ve recently had your attic inspected, you may have been informed that your insulation is inadequate. This is particularly common in older homes (10+ years), which typically have 3-6 inches of attic insulation instead of the 18 inches recommended by Muth & Company Roofing. If it’s time to get the R-value of your attic insulation up to the correct level, you have three options: roll-out batt insulation, spray foam, and blown-in insulation.