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  • Eliminate Drafts in Your Beautiful Old Home

    [caption id="attachment_8622" align="alignleft" width="300"]Sealing Drafts is as Easy as Adding a Bit of Insulation Sealing Drafts is as Easy as Adding a Bit of Insulation[/caption]

    In older homes, the gorgeous woods doorframes and window frames can warp and sink, leading to drafty conditions and increased utility bills. But solving the air leaks in your home doesn't necessarily mean gutting out the original wood and putting in new frames. Sealing the leaks can be as easy as popping off the frames and sealing them with insulating foam.

    As is the case with most remodeling projects, many of this house's walls were going to remain intact, so Tom had to consider how best to retrofit the energy-saving material without gutting the entire building—a job that would have blown the $250,000 renovation budget. Where the walls were open—in the revamped kitchens and bathrooms, for example, and in the attic stud bays that had never been covered—he went with his top insulation choice: polyicynene, a cream-colored liquid polyurethane that foams up and stiffens after pros spray it in place.

    For more information and technical details behind insulating foam, check out the whole article here. And for more tips on upgrading your home, take a look at our blog. And if you're looking for a house for rent in Cleveland, OH, take a look at our Cleveland rental properties and call Reilly Painting and Contracting for all your Home Mechanic and remodeling needs. If you're looking to rent out your home at any time of the year, we are also a property management company for anyone looking to rent out a home without the hassle.

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