As Winter Approaches, How to Check for Air Leaks and Seal Windows & Doors

A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget — roughly $350 — on air that leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. With the money you waste in just one year, you can plug many of those leaks yourself. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do to conserve energy and increase …

Is Now the Right Time to Replace Your Windows?

Perhaps you’ve been considering making the decision to replace your home’s windows, or at least some of them, but you’re not sure whether it’s the right time yet or not. Here are some pointers to help you decide if that time has come. If your windows are older single-pane versions, then it is likely that replacing them with newer, more …