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The Importance of a Properly Ventilated Roof

Sunday, March 08, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (1)

A properly ventilated attic space is so very important to not only the shingles above the attic, but also the living space below it. In essence, all ventilation is about exchanging and circulating air to keep it fresh and to reduce moisture levels. About 90 percent (yes, you read that number correctly) of homes in the US are improperly ventilated and as a result have unreasonably high levels of moisture. Here are some important facts to  ..

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Window Fixings Part 2: What is an IGU?

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

IGU, also referred to as Insulated Glass Unit, is the most important part of a window. It is responsible for providing the large surface area of glass exposed to the exterior and interior simultaneously with an insulating barrier. The IGU is filled with inert gases pumped inside double and triple-paned window assemblies (the complete Insulated Glass Unit or IGU) to improve their thermal efficiency. These viscous, slow-moving gases (typic ..

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Window Fixings: Part 1, What in the World is Low E Glass?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

When purchasing windows, it can be very difficult to try and discern all of the technical jargon associated. Argon and Krypton insulators, Block & Tackle balance systems, and Low E coatings are just a few of the terms that are way more simple to understand than their name suggests. In the first of this multi-part series I'd like to lay down a quick explanation of one of the few terms that may help home-owners who are looking to purchase n ..

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