energy efficiency

March 15, 2019
Energy Efficient Siding in Milwaukee

Energy Efficient Siding Saves You Money — Here’s How!

Energy efficient siding is more than just energy efficient…it’s financially efficient. When it comes to home improvement, there’s a lot of talk about “energy efficiency.” Energy efficient windows, doors, roofs, and even energy efficient siding are all toted as ways to help your home save energy — and money. Airtight, energy efficient siding can especially help you save money, which is why we offer both vinyl siding and LP Smartside composite siding. But how do they do it? Here are just a few of the benefits. Lower Energy Bills The main way that energy efficient home appliances save you money […]
February 21, 2019
Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows Wisconsin

The Home Energy Benefits of Vinyl Compared to Wood

Want to boost your home energy? The answer is vinyl. When it comes to replacement windows, you might find wood an attractive option because of the classic, rich look and feel. However, with that classic look and feel comes heavy maintenance. Wood windows are initially expensive and need to be frequently stained and sealed to keep from rotting, swelling, or warping. Wood’s susceptibility to the elements doesn’t make it the most energy efficient choice, which is why many homeowners concerned with home energy, will opt for vinyl windows. U-Value Milwaukee area winters can be intense, and it’s important to have […]
December 20, 2018
Energy Efficient Windows Milwaukee

Decoding Energy Star Ratings: What Do They Mean For Your Windows?

How does your window’s energy efficiency stack up? Let’s talk Energy Star ratings.  It almost doesn’t need to be said that energy efficient windows are important. So important, in fact, that Energy Star was established in 1992 by the EPA in order to rate energy efficient appliances and reward homeowners who choose to use them. Energy efficient help conserve the environment, as well as save homeowners money every month on their energy bills.  When you search for energy efficient replacement windows, Energy Star ratings can help you to understand exactly what you’re getting from them. But first, you have to […]
November 9, 2018
Energy Efficient Windows Milwaukee

What Does Energy Efficiency Mean When It Comes to Replacement Windows?

If you’re in the market for replacement windows in Milwaukee, you’ve probably heard the term energy efficiency thrown around. You might even understand energy efficiency when it comes to other household elements, like light fixtures or washer and dryer units. But what exactly does energy efficiency mean when it comes to your windows? After all, seemingly windows don’t use your home’s energy. However, your home’s energy can be greatly affected by your windows. Air Seal and Heat Loss Air Leakage and Heat Loss through the Windows play a big role in the insulation of your home, particularly in winter. Heat […]
July 6, 2018
Energy Efficient Windows Milwaukee

Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows

How will your Milwaukee home benefit from energy efficient windows? If the time has come for you to replace your windows, the clear answer is energy efficient windows. Energy efficiency is the buzz phrase in every home improvement conversation, and for good reason. What it means, essentially, is that the window provides a tighter seal, which allows your home to use less energy. This allows you to enjoy many benefits for your Milwaukee home. Better Insulation Have you ever noticed a “cold spot” in a room during the winter? Chances are, that draft comes from your windows. All windows allow […]
June 21, 2018
Energy Efficient Siding

How Energy Efficient Siding Saves You Money

Energy efficient siding saves both energy and money. We all love to save money, and that can seem harder and harder to do, especially in the world of siding. Some homeowners choose cheap siding for this reason, only to have to repair or replace it a few years later. We recommend instead energy efficient siding like high quality vinyl with foam-backed insulation or composite siding. Not only are these higher quality, longer-lasting products that make your house look great, but they can even help you save money. How? Lower Energy Bills The most immediate way that energy efficient siding can […]
March 14, 2018
Entry Door Replacement

5 Questions Answered About Steel Entry Doors

Steel entry doors have been popular for several decades as commercial construction doors, but they’re still a fairly recent trend in the residential world. Homeowners enjoy the for their durability, the fact that they won’t warp when exposed to the elements, and the added security that comes with the sturdiness of steel. But many homeowners have questions before they’ll be convinced. So we at Homesealed want to answer those questions. Here are a few commonly asked questions about steel entry doors: Are Steel Entry Doors Energy Efficient? Steel entry doors are exceptionally energy efficient. They’re tough insulators, especially with the […]
February 8, 2018

4 Reasons to Have a Home Energy Audit

A home energy audit involves an auditor from the department of energy who comes to your home, assesses all of your utilities and amenities to determine how much energy your home uses. If your energy bills are higher than you’d like or you want a more environmentally friendly home, a home energy audit can help you figure out where to start. They can tell you how much energy your home uses, how that stands up to the average home, and offer tips to help you lower you conserve energy in a livable way. Here are a few reasons your home […]
January 12, 2018

How Energy Efficient Windows Can Keep Your Energy Bills Low This Winter

What’s the best way to keep your Milwaukee home warm this winter–without too-high Energy bills? No one likes to raise the cost of their HVAC bills, but as the weather gets colder in Milwaukee, sometimes it seems to be the only way to keep your home warm. However, even if you have to turn on the heating unit, you may be able to avoid cranking the temperature–with the help of your windows. Some windows can be the problem when winter comes along. If they let too much air leak through, they can cause the home to be drafty and uncomfortable […]
January 4, 2018

Upgrade to an Energy Efficient Window Replacement

When it’s time for a window replacement in Milwaukee, go energy efficient. Even the latest windows won’t last forever, but window replacement doesn’t have to be a hassle. Instead, think of it as an opportunity. When the time comes to replace your old windows, you can enjoy all the conveniences of the latest window technology. This is especially true when it comes to energy efficiency. There are many energy efficient options on the market today that weren’t in years past. Energy efficient windows are a great way to keep your home comfortable both in summer and winter and to save […]
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