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Siding and Insulating Updates

Siding with Insulation Board-Sims Exteriors-Madiosn WI

Adding insulation under replacement siding improves energy efficiency

Siding your home is a great time to make it more energy efficient than it ever has been.

The way to accomplish this is to retrofit insulation panels underneath where the new siding will be installed. When the insulation panels are installed, it is important use Install Tape 2 on the seams so your home has a wind and vapor barrier for the first time.

Installing insulation panels under the new siding will help keep out cold in the winter and heat in the summer. It will also cause your energy usage to decrease, saving you money and wear and tear on your homes mechanical systems.

With the cold weather here now, this is a great time for siding your home and adding insulation for a warmer and more energy efficient home.

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Winterizing a Home in Madison WI

Sims Exteriors-Winterizing A Home

Sealing air leaks at doors, and windows will help keep you warmer and save you money

Winterizing a home to prepare for the upcoming Madison Wisconsin winter is easier than most think. To help lower your heating bills and enjoy a comfortable winter season, there are just a few basic steps to follow in winterizing a home.

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House Siding – Siding Basics For Madison WI

House siding is one of the most important components protecting your home against the elements including the sun’s ultra violet rays, rain, snow, ice heat, cold and any other climatic challenges delivered throughout the seasons. Continue reading