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Lower your energy bills

Posted By MyGuy || 3-Jan-2011

One of the main reasons for higher energy bills, especially in the summer time is lack of attic insulation. Adding it to any structure is one of easiest and most cost effective ways of lowering these bills. As a rule of thumb you should have at least 12 to 24 inches of insulation in your attic, covering the duct work, plumbing pipes and cold air returns. Basically if you can see the tops of the boards in your attic, your insulation is poor.

Proper ventilation is also very important; it allows the insulation do its job more effectively. Turbines, fans and eve vents are a great way to achieve this.

There are some great new products on the market such as radiant sprays and blown-in insulation which are also "green product materials".

Take advantage of the tax credit this year.

Learn more about these products and services by contacting MyGuy.

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