Did you know your attic’s insulation helps keep your home comfortable? The right insulation plays a major role in minimizing energy usage and maximizing indoor comfort and helping you enjoy lower energy bills. But is your attic properly insulated to support your home’s energy efficiency and comfort? Here are some of the ways to help determine if your attic is under-insulated:Read More
A home energy audit can greatly improve your home’s energy efficiency. Professionals often do this, complete with a detailed report. However, you can also perform a quick and simple energy audit if you want to get a sense of your home’s current state. Acorn Home Improvements, Inc., your window replacement contractor, shares some tips.Read More
Too many homeowners go about window replacement the wrong way, which can lead to serious issues down the road. If you decide to tackle this project in the future, you’ll want to avoid the mistakes they commonly make. Acorn Home Improvements, Inc., your local siding and window pros, shares four of them below:Read More
Acorn Home Improvements, Inc. is taking every precaution to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and our customers during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. This includes using electronic communication whenever possible. In fact, modern technology enables us to do what is needed to get your Roof or Siding project off the ground without coming into your home! On occasion, a site visit may be needed, but that can be done from the exterior without homeowner interaction. We’ll send you a text or email to let you know that the person looking at or around your home is one of our representatives.
The building envelope refers to the design and construction of a home’s exterior, which consists of the floor and subfloor, exterior doors and windows, exterior walls and the roof. The standard building envelope should use exterior wall materials and designs that help withstand the harsh elements, keep it structurally sound and make it visually appealing. But that’s not all, your home’s building envelope should allow for improved energy efficiency, as well. Acorn Home Improvements, an expert in siding and roof replacement, shares how to make this possible.