Noise is around us on a daily basis. However, as the time goes, we get used to a certain noise and don't hear it anymore. At this stage, a total silence makes us feel even uncomfortable. That‘s why we turn on television, listen to music, talk to our relatives. Though, if your neighbours listen to music or watch television so loud that even you can hear it, that comes as a problem.
Homes that are drafty waste heat by allowing warm air to escape to the outside, and also allow for air movement inside the home that greatly affects how comfortable the occupants feel.
The roof and those four sturdy walls need to protect you from winter's fury, and there are several things you can do to help get ready.
There is a common misconception that since hot air rises, the floor doesn't really need to be insulated, but that's not true.
Roof insulation is one of the ways to achieve efficient energy conservation.
One term you'll often hear thrown around, especially when talking about insulation, is "vapor barrier." It's important to understand what a vapor barrier is, and what it does to protect the warmth and integrity of your home.
Your home is constantly subject to unwanted ingression of water, which not only deteriorates the surfaces, but also penetrates into the structures, damaging both your and the adjoining property.
Our home is full of noise. In fact, there are only two ways to protect ourselves from unwanted sounds: either the level of the sound produced by some source should be reduced, or a barrier should be placed in the path of a sound wave.